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From: Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@csgroup.eu>
To: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>,
	Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>,
	naveen.n.rao@linux.vnet.ibm.com, jniethe5@gmail.com
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 00/12] powerpc: Cleanup use of 'struct ppc_inst'
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 09:24:30 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <0c2b2eb4-f58d-9ec3-4b98-af22cef188e2@csgroup.eu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87r1h3tx3a.fsf@mpe.ellerman.id.au>



Le 15/06/2021 à 09:18, Michael Ellerman a écrit :
> Christophe Leroy <christophe.leroy@csgroup.eu> writes:
>> This series is a cleanup of the use of 'struct ppc_inst'.
>>
>> A confusion is made between internal representation of powerpc
>> instructions with 'struct ppc_inst' and in-memory code which is
>> and will always be an array of 'unsigned int'.
> 
> Why don't we use u32 *, to make it even more explicit what the expected
> size is?
> 

I guess that's historical, we could use u32 *

We can convert it incrementaly maybe ?

  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-15  7:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-20 13:50 Christophe Leroy
2021-05-20 13:50 ` [PATCH v2 01/12] powerpc/inst: Fix sparse detection on get_user_instr() Christophe Leroy
2021-05-20 13:50 ` [PATCH v2 02/12] powerpc/inst: Reduce casts in get_user_instr() Christophe Leroy
2021-05-20 13:50 ` [PATCH v2 03/12] powerpc/inst: Improve readability of get_user_instr() and friends Christophe Leroy
2021-05-20 13:50 ` [PATCH v2 04/12] powerpc/inst: Avoid pointer dereferencing in ppc_inst_equal() Christophe Leroy
2021-06-15  3:38   ` Jordan Niethe
2021-05-20 13:50 ` [PATCH v2 05/12] powerpc: Do not dereference code as 'struct ppc_inst' (uprobe, code-patching, feature-fixups) Christophe Leroy
2021-06-15  3:41   ` Jordan Niethe
2021-05-20 13:50 ` [PATCH v2 06/12] powerpc/lib/code-patching: Make instr_is_branch_to_addr() static Christophe Leroy
2021-06-15  3:42   ` Jordan Niethe
2021-05-20 13:50 ` [PATCH v2 07/12] powerpc/lib/code-patching: Don't use struct 'ppc_inst' for runnable code in tests Christophe Leroy
2021-06-15  3:42   ` Jordan Niethe
2021-05-20 13:50 ` [PATCH v2 08/12] powerpc: Don't use 'struct ppc_inst' to reference instruction location Christophe Leroy
2021-06-15  2:01   ` Michael Ellerman
2021-06-15  3:47     ` Jordan Niethe
2021-05-20 13:50 ` [PATCH v2 09/12] powerpc/inst: Refactor PPC32 and PPC64 versions Christophe Leroy
2021-06-15  3:48   ` Jordan Niethe
2021-05-20 13:50 ` [PATCH v2 10/12] powerpc/optprobes: Minimise casts Christophe Leroy
2021-05-20 13:50 ` [PATCH v2 11/12] powerpc/optprobes: Compact code source a bit Christophe Leroy
2021-05-20 13:50 ` [PATCH v2 12/12] powerpc/optprobes: use PPC_RAW_ macros Christophe Leroy
2021-06-08 12:46 ` [PATCH v2 00/12] powerpc: Cleanup use of 'struct ppc_inst' Christophe Leroy
2021-06-15  7:18 ` Michael Ellerman
2021-06-15  7:24   ` Christophe Leroy [this message]
2021-06-16 13:05     ` Michael Ellerman
2021-06-18  3:51 ` Michael Ellerman

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