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From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
To: "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <garsilva@embeddedor.com>
Cc: Alan Cox <gnomes@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>, "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	x86@kernel.org, LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] x86/syscalls: Mark expected switch fall-throughs
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:14:12 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.20.1711291612580.1825@nanos> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20171129091050.Horde.2q2U63NpkxZnJ2HEQ6hKGaB@gator4166.hostgator.com>

On Wed, 29 Nov 2017, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
> Quoting Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>:
> 
> > 
> > So I have to ask WHY this information was not in the changelog of the patch
> > in question:
> > 
> >   1) How it works
> > 
> >   2) Why comments have been chosen over macros
> > 
> 
> I will add this info and send the patch again.
> 
> > > In preparation to enabling -Wimplicit-fallthrough, mark switch cases
> > > where we are expecting to fall through.
> > 
> > It's not a reviewers job to chase that information down.
> > 
> > While I can understand that the comments are intentional due to existing
> > tools, I still prefer the macro/annotation. But I'm not religious about it
> > when there is common consensus. :)

    	       	  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

This is the important point. And there are people aside of me who prefer the
macro annotation.

Thanks,

	tglx

  reply	other threads:[~2017-11-29 15:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-11-27 23:52 Gustavo A. R. Silva
2017-11-28 13:49 ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-11-28 18:05   ` Gustavo A. R. Silva
2017-11-28 18:10     ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-11-28 18:17       ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-11-28 18:22         ` Gustavo A. R. Silva
2017-11-28 18:27           ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-11-28 18:35             ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-11-28 18:45               ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-11-28 18:53                 ` Gustavo A. R. Silva
2017-11-28 19:48                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-11-28 19:00               ` Alan Cox
2017-11-28 19:10                 ` Linus Torvalds
2017-11-28 19:59                   ` Joe Perches
2017-11-28 20:08                   ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-11-28 20:34                     ` Kees Cook
2017-11-28 20:37                   ` Gustavo A. R. Silva
2017-11-29  1:07                     ` Joe Perches
2017-11-29  8:20                       ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2017-11-28 20:11                 ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-11-28 20:25                   ` Gustavo A. R. Silva
2017-11-28 21:25                     ` Thomas Gleixner
2017-11-29 15:10                       ` Gustavo A. R. Silva
2017-11-29 15:14                         ` Thomas Gleixner [this message]
2017-11-30  0:21                           ` Kees Cook
2019-01-29 23:56 Gustavo A. R. Silva
2019-01-30  0:14 ` Thomas Gleixner

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