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SubjectRe: [PATCH -next 0/8] drm/amd/amdgpu: fix comparison pointer to bool warning
On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 04:02:18PM +0200, Christian König wrote:
> 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?

Oh, I didn't know that this happens for errno too.

I withdraw my +1 and concur this is a bikeshed. I guess still applying to
shut up the patch stream is the most reasonable thing :-/
-Daniel

> 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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> > > Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
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