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SubjectRe: [PATCH -next 0/8] drm/amd/amdgpu: fix comparison pointer to bool warning
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Am 16.09.20 um 15:36 schrieb Alex Deucher:
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 3:51 AM Daniel Vetter <daniel@ffwll.ch> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 09:38:34AM +0200, Christian König wrote:
>>> Am 15.09.20 um 21:35 schrieb Ville Syrjälä:
>>>> On Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 03:16:32PM -0400, Alex Deucher wrote:
>>>>> I question the value of these warnings. Why even have a boolean type
>>>>> if you are going to get warnings when you use them...
>>>>> That said, applied to avoid getting these patches again and again
>>>>> every time someone sees this.
>>>> if (this_is_sparta)
>>>> if (this_is_sparta == true)
>>>> if (this_is_sparta != false)
>>>>
>>>> I think the first one reads the best, and avoids having to
>>>> decide between truth and falsehood :)
>>> +1
>> +1, especially because we also have the inversion when using negative
>> errno codes for failures and 0 as success, which results in
>>
>> if (errno == 0) /* success case */
>>
>> but
>> if (bool == 0) /* failure case */
>>
>> now creative people do sometimes
>>
>> if (!errno) /* success case */
>>
>> which I think is horribly confusing. So imo for more easier telling apart
>> of these too I think consistently using the short form for booleans, and
>> consistently using the more explicit long form for errno checks is a Very
>> Good Pattern :-)
> I don't disagree with your logic, but we regularly get patches to
> convert errno checks to drop the direct comparison because that is the
> "preferred kernel style". Arguably, we should be explicit in all
> cases as that avoids all confusion. With that in mind, my original
> point stands. Why have a type when comparisons against valid settings
> for that type produce errors?

Well it isn't an error, but raising a nice warning is most likely a good
idea.

Christian.

>
> Alex
>
>> Cheers, Daniel
>>
>>> Christian.
>>>
>>>>> Alex
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Sep 9, 2020 at 9:21 AM Christian König <christian.koenig@amd.com> wrote:
>>>>>> Acked-by: Christian König <christian.koenig@amd.com> for the series.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Am 09.09.20 um 15:07 schrieb Zheng Bin:
>>>>>>> Zheng Bin (8):
>>>>>>> drm/amd/amdgpu: fix comparison pointer to bool warning in gfx_v9_0.c
>>>>>>> drm/amd/amdgpu: fix comparison pointer to bool warning in gfx_v10_0.c
>>>>>>> drm/amd/amdgpu: fix comparison pointer to bool warning in sdma_v5_0.c
>>>>>>> drm/amd/amdgpu: fix comparison pointer to bool warning in sdma_v5_2.c
>>>>>>> drm/amd/amdgpu: fix comparison pointer to bool warning in si.c
>>>>>>> drm/amd/amdgpu: fix comparison pointer to bool warning in uvd_v6_0.c
>>>>>>> drm/amd/amdgpu: fix comparison pointer to bool warning in
>>>>>>> amdgpu_atpx_handler.c
>>>>>>> drm/amd/amdgpu: fix comparison pointer to bool warning in sdma_v4_0.c
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/amdgpu_atpx_handler.c | 4 ++--
>>>>>>> drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/gfx_v10_0.c | 2 +-
>>>>>>> drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/gfx_v9_0.c | 2 +-
>>>>>>> drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/sdma_v4_0.c | 4 ++--
>>>>>>> drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/sdma_v5_0.c | 2 +-
>>>>>>> drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/sdma_v5_2.c | 2 +-
>>>>>>> drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/si.c | 2 +-
>>>>>>> drivers/gpu/drm/amd/amdgpu/uvd_v6_0.c | 4 ++--
>>>>>>> 8 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> 2.26.0.106.g9fadedd
>>>>>>>
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>> Daniel Vetter
>> Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
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