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From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
To: Akinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-arch@vger.kernel.org,
	akpm@linux-foundation.org, Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>,
	linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH -mm 2/6] powerpc: convert little-endian bitops macros to static inline functions
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2011 10:14:46 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1297034086.14982.8.camel@pasglop> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1296136583-13815-3-git-send-email-akinobu.mita@gmail.com>

On Thu, 2011-01-27 at 22:56 +0900, Akinobu Mita wrote:
> (This patch is intended to be folded into the patch in -mm:
> powerpc-introduce-little-endian-bitops.patch)
> 
> The little-endian bitops on powerpc are written as preprocessor
> macros with the cast to "unsigned long *".
> This means that even non-pointers will be accepted without an error, and
> that is a Very Bad Thing.
> 
> This converts the little-endian bitops macros to static inline functions
> with proper prototypes.

No objection to the powerpc variant of the patches. What is the status
with the wholes series tho ? Does it looks like its going to be
accepted ? Do you expect my Ack and will merge the whole thing at once ?
Does it break bisection unless it's merged as one single giant patch ?

Cheers,
Ben.


  reply	other threads:[~2011-02-06 23:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-01-27 13:56 [PATCH -mm 0/6] convert little-endian bitops macros to " Akinobu Mita
2011-01-27 13:56 ` [PATCH -mm 1/6] asm-generic: convert little-endian bitops macros to static " Akinobu Mita
2011-01-27 13:56 ` [PATCH -mm 2/6] powerpc: " Akinobu Mita
2011-02-06 23:14   ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt [this message]
2011-02-07  3:08     ` Akinobu Mita
2011-01-27 13:56 ` [PATCH -mm 3/6] s390: " Akinobu Mita
2011-01-27 13:56 ` [PATCH -mm 4/6] arm: " Akinobu Mita
2011-01-27 13:56 ` [PATCH -mm 5/6] m68k: " Akinobu Mita
2011-01-27 13:56 ` [PATCH -mm 6/6] m68knommu: " Akinobu Mita
2011-01-28  0:36   ` Greg Ungerer

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