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From: Guenter Roeck <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] hwmon: (k10temp) Move the CCD limit info inside k10temp_data structure
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 14:07:05 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 11/23/21 1:52 PM, Moger, Babu wrote:
> On 11/23/2021 3:40 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>> On 11/23/21 1:16 PM, Babu Moger wrote:
>>> It seems appropriate to move the CCD specific information inside the
>>> k10temp_data structure.
>> Why ? I don't see it used outside k10temp_get_ccd_support().
> Thought it will be cleaner to have it all together at one structure. If
> you feel otherwise I can remove it.

I don't see the point of having a value in a data structure that isn't
used anywhere outside probing but nevertheless lives forever.

I also don't see how it is "cleaner" to assign a value to a variable
in a data structure only to dereference it in a single called function,
when it can be just as easily be passed as argument to that function.
I would call that just the opposite, since it creates the impression
that the variable is needed outside probing when that is not the case.


  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-23 22:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-23 21:16 [PATCH 1/2] hwmon: (k10temp) Move the CCD limit info inside k10temp_data structure Babu Moger
2021-11-23 21:16 ` [PATCH 2/2] hwmon: (k10temp) Support up to 12 CCDs on AMD Family of processors Babu Moger
2021-11-23 21:40 ` [PATCH 1/2] hwmon: (k10temp) Move the CCD limit info inside k10temp_data structure Guenter Roeck
2021-11-23 21:52   ` Moger, Babu
2021-11-23 22:07     ` Guenter Roeck [this message]
2021-11-23 22:15       ` Babu Moger

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