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From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@redhat.com>
To: Lukas Wunner <lukas@wunner.de>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@kernel.org>,
	Russell King - ARM Linux admin <linux@armlinux.org.uk>,
	linux-toolchains@vger.kernel.org,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Andreas Dilger <adilger.kernel@dilger.ca>,
	Ext4 Developers List <linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux ARM <linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: Aarch64 EXT4FS inode checksum failures - seems to be weak memory ordering issues
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 14:31:45 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <877doii8n2.fsf@oldenburg2.str.redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210112132049.GA26096@wunner.de> (Lukas Wunner's message of "Tue, 12 Jan 2021 14:20:49 +0100")

* Lukas Wunner:

> On Fri, Jan 08, 2021 at 12:02:53PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> I appreciate Arnd pointing out "--std=gnu11", though. What are the
>> actual relevant language improvements?
>> 
>> Variable declarations in for-loops is the only one I can think of. I
>> think that would clean up some code (and some macros), but might not
>> be compelling on its own.
>
> Anonymous structs/unions.  I used to have a use case for that in
> struct efi_dev_path in include/linux/efi.h, but Ard Biesheuvel
> refactored it in a gnu89-compatible way for v5.7 with db8952e7094f.

Aren't those a GNU extension supported since GCC 3.0?

Thanks,
Florian
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From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@redhat.com>
To: Lukas Wunner <lukas@wunner.de>
Cc: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@kernel.org>, Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Russell King - ARM Linux admin <linux@armlinux.org.uk>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Andreas Dilger <adilger.kernel@dilger.ca>,
	linux-toolchains@vger.kernel.org,
	Ext4 Developers List <linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org>,
	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Linux ARM <linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: Aarch64 EXT4FS inode checksum failures - seems to be weak memory ordering issues
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2021 14:31:45 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <877doii8n2.fsf@oldenburg2.str.redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210112132049.GA26096@wunner.de> (Lukas Wunner's message of "Tue, 12 Jan 2021 14:20:49 +0100")

* Lukas Wunner:

> On Fri, Jan 08, 2021 at 12:02:53PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>> I appreciate Arnd pointing out "--std=gnu11", though. What are the
>> actual relevant language improvements?
>> 
>> Variable declarations in for-loops is the only one I can think of. I
>> think that would clean up some code (and some macros), but might not
>> be compelling on its own.
>
> Anonymous structs/unions.  I used to have a use case for that in
> struct efi_dev_path in include/linux/efi.h, but Ard Biesheuvel
> refactored it in a gnu89-compatible way for v5.7 with db8952e7094f.

Aren't those a GNU extension supported since GCC 3.0?

Thanks,
Florian
-- 
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Commercial register: Amtsgericht Muenchen, HRB 153243,
Managing Directors: Charles Cachera, Brian Klemm, Laurie Krebs, Michael O'Neill


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  reply	other threads:[~2021-01-12 13:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 73+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-05 15:47 Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-05 15:47 ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-05 18:27 ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-01-05 18:27   ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-01-05 19:50   ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-05 19:50     ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-06 11:53 ` Mark Rutland
2021-01-06 11:53   ` Mark Rutland
2021-01-06 12:13   ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-06 12:13     ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-06 13:52   ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-06 17:20     ` Will Deacon
2021-01-06 17:20       ` Will Deacon
2021-01-06 17:46       ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-06 17:46         ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-06 21:04       ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-01-06 21:04         ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-01-06 22:00         ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-01-06 22:00           ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-01-06 22:32       ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-06 22:32         ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-07 11:18         ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-07 11:18           ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-07 12:45           ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-07 12:45             ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-07 13:16             ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-01-07 13:16               ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-01-07 13:37               ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-07 13:37                 ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-07 16:27                 ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-01-07 16:27                   ` Theodore Ts'o
2021-01-07 17:00                   ` Florian Weimer
2021-01-07 17:00                     ` Florian Weimer
2021-01-07 21:48                   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-01-07 21:48                     ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-01-07 22:14                     ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-07 22:14                       ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-07 22:41                       ` Eric Biggers
2021-01-07 22:41                         ` Eric Biggers
2021-01-08  8:21                         ` Ard Biesheuvel
2021-01-08  8:21                           ` Ard Biesheuvel
2021-01-07 22:27                     ` Eric Biggers
2021-01-07 22:27                       ` Eric Biggers
2021-01-07 23:53                       ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-01-07 23:53                         ` Darrick J. Wong
2021-01-08  8:05                         ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-01-08  8:05                           ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-01-08  9:13                   ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-08  9:13                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-08 10:31                   ` Pavel Machek
2021-01-08 10:31                     ` Pavel Machek
2021-01-07 21:20                 ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-01-07 21:20                   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-01-08  9:21                   ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-08  9:21                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2021-01-08  9:26                     ` Will Deacon
2021-01-08  9:26                       ` Will Deacon
2021-01-08 20:02                       ` Linus Torvalds
2021-01-08 20:02                         ` Linus Torvalds
2021-01-08 20:22                         ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-01-08 20:22                           ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-01-08 21:20                           ` Nick Desaulniers
2021-01-08 21:20                             ` Nick Desaulniers
2021-01-08 20:29                         ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-08 20:29                           ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-01-12 13:20                         ` Lukas Wunner
2021-01-12 13:31                           ` Florian Weimer [this message]
2021-01-12 13:31                             ` Florian Weimer
2021-01-12 13:46                             ` David Laight
2021-01-12 13:46                               ` David Laight
2021-01-12 17:28                           ` Linus Torvalds
2021-01-12 17:28                             ` Linus Torvalds
2021-01-14 13:13                             ` Lukas Wunner

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