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From: Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com>
To: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com>
Cc: linux-arch <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	"open list:GPIO SUBSYSTEM" <linux-gpio@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>,
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	Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>,
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	morten.tiljeset@prevas.dk,
	William Breathitt Gray <vilhelm.gray@gmail.com>,
	Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@baylibre.com>,
	Lukas Wunner <lukas@wunner.de>,
	Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>,
	sean.nyekjaer@prevas.dk,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	preid@electromag.com.au,
	linux-arm-kernel <linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v17 01/14] bitops: Introduce the for_each_set_clump8 macro
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2019 20:09:17 +0300
Message-ID: <20191009170917.GG32742@smile.fi.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAK7LNATgW7bXUmqV=3QAaJ0Qu73Kox-TgDCQJb=s0=mwewSCUg@mail.gmail.com>

On Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 01:28:08AM +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 12:27 AM William Breathitt Gray
> <vilhelm.gray@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > This macro iterates for each 8-bit group of bits (clump) with set bits,
> > within a bitmap memory region. For each iteration, "start" is set to the
> > bit offset of the found clump, while the respective clump value is
> > stored to the location pointed by "clump". Additionally, the
> > bitmap_get_value8 and bitmap_set_value8 functions are introduced to
> > respectively get and set an 8-bit value in a bitmap memory region.

> Why is the return type "unsigned long" where you know
> it return the 8-bit value ?

Because bitmap API operates on unsigned long type. This is not only
consistency, but for sake of flexibility in case we would like to introduce
more calls like clump16 or so.

Same comment for the rest.

-- 
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko



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Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-09 15:26 [PATCH v17 00/14] " William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:26 ` William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:26 ` [PATCH v17 01/14] bitops: " William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:26   ` William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 16:28   ` Masahiro Yamada
2019-10-09 16:28     ` Masahiro Yamada
2019-10-09 17:02     ` William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 17:09     ` Andy Shevchenko [this message]
2019-10-09 18:54       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-10-10  2:28         ` Masahiro Yamada
2019-10-10  5:49           ` Andy Shevchenko
2019-10-10  6:29             ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-10-10  7:41               ` Andy Shevchenko
2019-10-10  7:49                 ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-10-10  8:07                   ` Andy Shevchenko
2019-10-10  8:21                     ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2019-10-10 13:12                       ` William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27 ` [PATCH v17 02/14] lib/test_bitmap.c: Add for_each_set_clump8 test cases William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27   ` William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27 ` [PATCH v17 03/14] gpio: 104-dio-48e: Utilize for_each_set_clump8 macro William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27 ` [PATCH v17 04/14] gpio: 104-idi-48: " William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27   ` William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27 ` [PATCH v17 05/14] gpio: gpio-mm: " William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27 ` [PATCH v17 06/14] gpio: ws16c48: " William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27 ` [PATCH v17 07/14] gpio: pci-idio-16: " William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27   ` William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27 ` [PATCH v17 08/14] gpio: pcie-idio-24: " William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27   ` William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27 ` [PATCH v17 09/14] gpio: uniphier: " William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27   ` William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 16:33   ` Masahiro Yamada
2019-10-09 16:33     ` Masahiro Yamada
2019-10-09 17:05     ` William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27 ` [PATCH v17 10/14] gpio: 74x164: Utilize the " William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27   ` William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27 ` [PATCH v17 11/14] thermal: intel: intel_soc_dts_iosf: Utilize " William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27 ` [PATCH v17 12/14] gpio: pisosr: Utilize the " William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27   ` William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27 ` [PATCH v17 13/14] gpio: max3191x: " William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27   ` William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27 ` [PATCH v17 14/14] gpio: pca953x: " William Breathitt Gray
2019-10-09 15:27   ` William Breathitt Gray

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