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SubjectRe: [PATCH] tile: Add underscores to defintions
On 7/10/2014 2:50 PM, Nick Krause wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 2:19 PM, Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf@tilera.com> wrote:
>> On 7/5/2014 12:32 AM, Nicholas Krause wrote:
>>> In file drv_xgbe_impl.h I fixed the definitions for Size Small,
>>> Size Large, Size Jumbo to have underscores before and after to
>>> follow kernel coding style for internel defentions.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Nicholas Krause <xerofoify@gmail.com>
>>> ---
>>> arch/tile/include/hv/drv_xgbe_impl.h | 15 +++------------
>>
>> I don't think there is a kernel coding style for internal definitions.
>> It's true that double-underscores mean "more raw" in many places, like
>> for things like set_bit() vs __set_bit(), but that's not really
>> applicable here. These files are not exported outside of the kernel
>> in any case so we don't need any special treatment for them to mark them
>> as "internal definitions".
>>
>> The comment in any case certainly is silly. It dates back to Jan 2007
>> in our internal version control system. The tilepro hv headers in
>> question are largely frozen at this point in our internal "upstream"
>> repository where we take these headers from, so it doesn't seem worth
>> the effort to try to improve the comments there, nor worth adding skew
>> between those headers and the community headers.
>>
>> --
>> Chris Metcalf, Tilera Corp.
>> http://www.tilera.com
> Chris ,
> Would you like me to remove this comment in a patch instead?
> Cheers Nick

No, as I said, better not to add skew between our internal copies
of the header and the community version. Thanks anyway.

--
Chris Metcalf, Tilera Corp.
http://www.tilera.com



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