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From: Vadym Kochan <vadym.kochan@plvision.eu>
To: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Cc: kuba@kernel.org, jiri@mellanox.com, idosch@mellanox.com,
	andrew@lunn.ch, oleksandr.mazur@plvision.eu,
	serhiy.boiko@plvision.eu, serhiy.pshyk@plvision.eu,
	volodymyr.mytnyk@plvision.eu, taras.chornyi@plvision.eu,
	andrii.savka@plvision.eu, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, mickeyr@marvell.com
Subject: Re: [net-next 1/6] net: marvell: prestera: Add driver for Prestera family ASIC devices
Date: Sat, 30 May 2020 03:46:22 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200530004622.GA19411@plvision.eu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200529.171839.213046818110655879.davem@davemloft.net>

Hi David,

On Fri, May 29, 2020 at 05:18:39PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> 
> Please remove all of the __packed attributes.
> 
> I looked at your data structures and all of them use fixed sized types
> and are multiples of 4 so the __packed attribute is completely
> unnecessary.
> 
> The alignment attribute is also unnecessary so please remove that too.

Some of the fields are u8, so I assume there might be holes added by
the compiler ? Also these attributes guarantee some ABI compatibility
with FW side, I will try to remove them and check but it sounds for me a bit
risky.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-05-30  0:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-28 15:12 [net-next 0/6] net: marvell: prestera: Add Switchdev driver for Prestera family ASIC device 98DX326x (AC3x) Vadym Kochan
2020-05-28 15:12 ` [net-next 1/6] net: marvell: prestera: Add driver for Prestera family ASIC devices Vadym Kochan
2020-05-30  0:18   ` David Miller
2020-05-30  0:46     ` Vadym Kochan [this message]
2020-05-30  2:20       ` Andrew Lunn
2020-05-30 15:48   ` Ido Schimmel
2020-06-01 10:50     ` Vadym Kochan
2020-06-03  9:23       ` Ido Schimmel
2020-06-20 12:56         ` Vadym Kochan
2020-06-21  8:57           ` Ido Schimmel
2020-06-03 14:16   ` Jiri Pirko
2020-06-10 13:41     ` Vadym Kochan
2020-06-03 14:29   ` Jiri Pirko
2020-06-03 14:36     ` Jiri Pirko
2020-05-28 15:12 ` [net-next 2/6] net: marvell: prestera: Add PCI interface support Vadym Kochan
2020-06-03  9:59   ` Ido Schimmel
2020-05-28 15:12 ` [net-next 3/6] net: marvell: prestera: Add basic devlink support Vadym Kochan
2020-06-03 10:07   ` Ido Schimmel
2020-06-03 14:36   ` Jiri Pirko
2020-05-28 15:12 ` [net-next 4/6] net: marvell: prestera: Add ethtool interface support Vadym Kochan
2020-05-28 15:12 ` [net-next 5/6] net: marvell: prestera: Add Switchdev driver implementation Vadym Kochan
2020-05-28 15:12 ` [net-next 6/6] dt-bindings: marvell,prestera: Add description for device-tree bindings Vadym Kochan
2020-05-30 14:29 ` [net-next 0/6] net: marvell: prestera: Add Switchdev driver for Prestera family ASIC device 98DX326x (AC3x) Ido Schimmel
2020-05-30 14:52   ` Vadym Kochan
2020-05-30 15:54     ` Ido Schimmel
2020-06-01  6:24       ` Jiri Pirko
2020-06-20 13:25         ` Vadym Kochan

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