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From: "Ahmed S. Darwish" <darwish.07@gmail.com>
To: Olivier Sobrie <olivier@sobrie.be>
Cc: Oliver Hartkopp <socketcan@hartkopp.net>,
	Wolfgang Grandegger <wg@grandegger.com>,
	Marc Kleine-Budde <mkl@pengutronix.de>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>,
	Linux-CAN <linux-can@vger.kernel.org>,
	netdev <netdev@vger.kernel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 3/4] can: kvaser_usb: Add support for the Usbcan-II family
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2015 15:12:21 -0500
Message-ID: <20150118201221.GA15143@linux> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20150112135302.GB18351@hposo>

Hi!

On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 02:53:02PM +0100, Olivier Sobrie wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 03:36:12PM -0500, Ahmed S. Darwish wrote:
> > From: Ahmed S. Darwish <ahmed.darwish@valeo.com>
> > 

...

> > @@ -98,7 +128,13 @@
> >  #define CMD_START_CHIP_REPLY		27
> >  #define CMD_STOP_CHIP			28
> >  #define CMD_STOP_CHIP_REPLY		29
> > -#define CMD_GET_CARD_INFO2		32
> > +#define CMD_READ_CLOCK			30
> > +#define CMD_READ_CLOCK_REPLY		31
> 
> These two defines are not used.
> 

They were added for completeness: the only gap in our continuous
sequence of command IDs from 12 to 39 ;-) No big deal, to be
removed in the next submission.

...

> > +
> > +struct kvaser_msg_tx_acknowledge_header {
> > +	u8 channel;
> > +	u8 tid;
> > +};
> 
> Is this struct really needed? Can't you simply use
> leaf_msg_tx_acknowledge or usbcan_msg_tx_acknowledge
> structures to read the header.
> Same for kvaser_msg_rx_can_header.
> 

They're added to ensure type-safety throughout the code. Basically
they're the common part of a command that has different wire format
between the Leaf and the USBCan, but share a common header.  Such
notation was only added when it was strictly necessary.

For example, there are three functions where 'rx_can_header' is
referenced in the driver, and one function where 'tx_acknowledge_header'
is referenced. Without such header structure, I'll have to sprinkle
3 to 4 extra blocks of:

	switch (dev->family) {
	       case KVASER_LEAF: 
	       case KVASER_USBCAN:
	}

which would be _really_ ugly. The *_header notation ensures that, in
the body of each function, we're accessing the fields in a very safe
manner.

Thanks,
Darwish

  reply index

Thread overview: 95+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-12-23 15:46 [PATCH] can: kvaser_usb: Don't free packets when tight on URBs Ahmed S. Darwish
2014-12-23 15:53 ` [PATCH] can: kvaser_usb: Add support for the Usbcan-II family Ahmed S. Darwish
2014-12-24 12:36   ` Olivier Sobrie
2014-12-24 15:04     ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2014-12-28 21:51       ` Olivier Sobrie
2014-12-30 15:33         ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2014-12-31 12:13           ` Olivier Sobrie
2014-12-24 12:31 ` [PATCH] can: kvaser_usb: Don't free packets when tight on URBs Olivier Sobrie
2014-12-24 15:52   ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2014-12-24 23:56 ` [PATCH v2 1/4] " Ahmed S. Darwish
2014-12-24 23:59   ` [PATCH v2 2/4] can: kvaser_usb: Reset all URB tx contexts upon channel close Ahmed S. Darwish
2014-12-25  0:02     ` [PATCH v2 3/4] can: kvaser_usb: Don't send a RESET_CHIP for non-existing channels Ahmed S. Darwish
2014-12-25  0:04       ` [PATCH v2 4/4] can: kvaser_usb: Add support for the Usbcan-II family Ahmed S. Darwish
2014-12-28 21:54       ` [PATCH v2 3/4] can: kvaser_usb: Don't send a RESET_CHIP for non-existing channels Olivier Sobrie
2014-12-25  2:50   ` [PATCH v2 1/4] can: kvaser_usb: Don't free packets when tight on URBs Greg KH
2014-12-25  9:38     ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2014-12-28 21:52   ` Olivier Sobrie
2015-01-01 21:59 ` [PATCH] " Stephen Hemminger
2015-01-03 14:34   ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-05 17:49 ` [PATCH v3 1/4] " Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-05 17:52   ` [PATCH v3 2/4] can: kvaser_usb: Reset all URB tx contexts upon channel close Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-05 17:57     ` [PATCH v3 3/4] can: kvaser_usb: Don't send a RESET_CHIP for non-existing channels Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-05 18:31       ` [PATCH v3 4/4] can: kvaser_usb: Add support for the Usbcan-II family Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-08 11:53         ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-08 15:19           ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-12 11:51             ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-12 12:26               ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-12 12:34                 ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-09  3:06           ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-09 14:05             ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-08  9:59   ` [PATCH v3 1/4] can: kvaser_usb: Don't free packets when tight on URBs Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-11 20:05 ` [PATCH v4 00/04] can: Introduce support for Kvaser USBCAN-II devices Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-11 20:11   ` [PATCH v4 01/04] can: kvaser_usb: Don't dereference skb after a netif_rx() devices Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-11 20:15     ` [PATCH v4 2/4] can: kvaser_usb: Update error counters before exiting on OOM Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-11 20:36       ` [PATCH v4 3/4] can: kvaser_usb: Add support for the Usbcan-II family Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-11 20:45         ` [PATCH v4 4/4] can: kvaser_usb: Retry first bulk transfer on -ETIMEDOUT Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-11 20:51           ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-12 10:14             ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-12 10:25               ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-12 13:33               ` Olivier Sobrie
2015-01-12 13:50                 ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-12 11:20         ` [PATCH v4 3/4] can: kvaser_usb: Add support for the Usbcan-II family Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-12 11:43         ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-12 12:07           ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-12 12:36             ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-12 13:53         ` Olivier Sobrie
2015-01-18 20:12           ` Ahmed S. Darwish [this message]
2015-01-18 20:13             ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-12 11:09       ` [PATCH v4 2/4] can: kvaser_usb: Update error counters before exiting on OOM Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-12 20:36         ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-16 14:39           ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-11 20:49     ` [PATCH v4 01/04] can: kvaser_usb: Don't dereference skb after a netif_rx() Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-12 11:05       ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-20 21:44 ` [PATCH v5 1/5] can: kvaser_usb: Update net interface state before exiting on OOM Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-20 21:45   ` [PATCH v5 2/5] can: kvaser_usb: Consolidate and unify state change handling Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-20 21:47     ` [PATCH v5 3/5] can: kvaser_usb: Fix state handling upon BUS_ERROR events Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-20 21:48       ` [PATCH v5 4/5] can: kvaser_usb: Retry the first bulk transfer on -ETIMEDOUT Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-20 21:50         ` [PATCH v5 5/5] can: kvaser_usb: Add support for the USBcan-II family Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-21 12:24         ` [PATCH v5 4/5] can: kvaser_usb: Retry the first bulk transfer on -ETIMEDOUT Sergei Shtylyov
2015-01-25 11:59           ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-21 10:33     ` [PATCH v5 2/5] can: kvaser_usb: Consolidate and unify state change handling Andri Yngvason
2015-01-21 10:44       ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-21 11:00         ` Andri Yngvason
2015-01-21 11:53       ` Wolfgang Grandegger
2015-01-21 14:43         ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-21 15:00           ` Andri Yngvason
2015-01-21 15:36             ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-21 16:13               ` Wolfgang Grandegger
2015-01-23  6:07                 ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-23 10:32                   ` Andri Yngvason
2015-01-25  2:43                     ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-26 10:21                       ` Andri Yngvason
2015-01-21 16:37               ` Andri Yngvason
2015-01-21 16:20     ` Andri Yngvason
2015-01-21 22:59       ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-22 10:14         ` Andri Yngvason
2015-01-25  2:49           ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-25  3:21       ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-26  5:17 ` [PATCH v6 0/7] can: kvaser_usb: Leaf bugfixes and USBCan-II support Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-26  5:20   ` [PATCH v6 1/7] can: kvaser_usb: Do not sleep in atomic context Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-26  5:22     ` [PATCH v6 2/7] can: kvaser_usb: Send correct context to URB completion Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-26  5:24       ` [PATCH v6 3/7] can: kvaser_usb: Retry the first bulk transfer on -ETIMEDOUT Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-26  5:25         ` [PATCH v6 4/7] can: kvaser_usb: Fix state handling upon BUS_ERROR events Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-26  5:27           ` [PATCH v6 5/7] can: kvaser_usb: Update interface state before exiting on OOM Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-26  5:29             ` [PATCH v6 6/7] can: kvaser_usb: Consolidate and unify state change handling Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-26  5:33               ` [PATCH v6 7/7] can: kvaser_usb: Add support for the USBcan-II family Ahmed S. Darwish
2015-01-26 10:34                 ` Andri Yngvason
2015-01-26 10:26               ` [PATCH v6 6/7] can: kvaser_usb: Consolidate and unify state change handling Andri Yngvason
2015-01-26 10:28             ` [PATCH v6 5/7] can: kvaser_usb: Update interface state before exiting on OOM Andri Yngvason
2015-01-26 10:50               ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-26 10:52                 ` Andri Yngvason
2015-01-26 10:53                   ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-26  9:55   ` [PATCH v6 0/7] can: kvaser_usb: Leaf bugfixes and USBCan-II support Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-26 10:07   ` Marc Kleine-Budde
2015-01-26 10:56     ` Marc Kleine-Budde

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