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From: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>
To: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <Jason@zx2c4.com>
Cc: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Crypto Mailing List <linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Paul E . McKenney" <paulmck@kernel.org>,
	stable <stable@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RESEND] random: use correct memory barriers for crng_node_pool
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2021 09:38:06 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YcCjXjouk6NqzPSK@quark> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHmME9p_TwQntnDu8y0RkxweVMe=4OmNyxcDcEvc-6tAkYDRGw@mail.gmail.com>

On Mon, Dec 20, 2021 at 04:17:59PM +0100, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 19, 2021 at 3:52 AM Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org> wrote:
> > +
> > +static inline struct crng_state *select_crng(void)
> > +{
> > +
> > +static inline struct crng_state *select_crng(void)
> > +{
> 
> Usually static inline is avoided in .c files. Any special reason why
> we'd need this especially much here? Those functions are pretty small
> and I assume will be inlined anyway on most architectures.
> 
> I just did a test on x86_64 with GCC 11, and the same file was
> produced with 'static' as with 'static inline'. Was there an
> arch/config/compiler combo you were concerned about here?

No special reason, this is just a bad habit.  I'm fine with omitting 'inline'
here.

- Eric

      reply	other threads:[~2021-12-20 15:38 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-12-19  2:51 [PATCH RESEND] random: use correct memory barriers for crng_node_pool Eric Biggers
2021-12-20 15:07 ` Jason A. Donenfeld
2021-12-20 18:11   ` Paul E. McKenney
2021-12-20 18:16     ` Jason A. Donenfeld
2021-12-20 18:31       ` Paul E. McKenney
2021-12-20 18:35         ` Eric Biggers
2021-12-20 19:00           ` Paul E. McKenney
2021-12-20 21:45             ` Jason A. Donenfeld
2021-12-20 22:10               ` Eric Biggers
2021-12-20 15:17 ` Jason A. Donenfeld
2021-12-20 15:38   ` Eric Biggers [this message]

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