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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] char/tpm: Improve a size determination in nine functions
On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 11:50:05AM +0000, wrote:
> > > Replace the specification of data structures by pointer dereferences
> > > as the parameter for the operator "sizeof" to make the corresponding
> > > size
> > > determination a bit safer according to the Linux coding style
> > > convention.
> >
> >
> > This patch does one style in favor of the other.
> I actually prefer that style, so I'd welcome this change :)
> > At the end it's Jarkko's call, though I would NAK this as I think some
> > one already told this to you for some other similar patch(es).
> >
> >
> > I even would suggest to stop doing this noisy stuff, which keeps people
> > busy for nothing.
> Cleaning up old code is also worth something, even if does not change
> one bit in the assembly output in the end...
> Alexander

Quite insignificant clean up it is that does more harm that gives any
benefit as any new change adds debt to backporting.

Anyway, this has been a useful patch set for me in the sense that I have
clearer picture now on discarding/accepting commits. One line minor
clean up will be from now on automatic NAK unless it causes a compiler
warning or some other visible side-effect.


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