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From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@goop.org>
To: Joe Damato <ice799@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-x86_64@vger.kernel.org, linux-newbie@vger.kernel.org,
	kernel-janitors@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 03/12] x86: Cleanup usage of struct desc_struct
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 23:52:43 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <49085C9B.6000905@goop.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4810cc08c12cd78612b53f9b52d7ba93a9b03fd0.1224903712.git.ice799@gmail.com>

Joe Damato wrote:
> Use gate_desc typedef for IDT entries instead of struct desc_struct.
>   

Why's that?  In general we try to avoid typedefs unless they're really 
necessary.  If it is necessary, it should be named gate_desc_t.

    J

  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-10-29 12:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 25+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-10-25  3:15 [PATCH 00/12] x86: Cleanup idt, gdt/ldt/tss structs Joe Damato
2008-10-25  3:15 ` [PATCH 01/12] x86: Cleanup x86 descriptors, remove a/b fields from structs Joe Damato
2008-10-25  3:15   ` [PATCH 02/12] x86: Use new gate_struct for gate_desc Joe Damato
2008-10-25  3:15     ` [PATCH 03/12] x86: Cleanup usage of struct desc_struct Joe Damato
2008-10-25  3:15       ` [PATCH 04/12] x86: Add macros for gate_desc Joe Damato
2008-10-25  3:15         ` [PATCH 05/12] x86: Refactor pack_gate " Joe Damato
2008-10-25  3:15           ` [PATCH 06/12] x86: Refactor pack_descriptor Joe Damato
2008-10-25  3:15             ` [PATCH 07/12] x86: Add a static initializer for IDTs Joe Damato
2008-10-25  3:15               ` [PATCH 08/12] x86: Use static intializer for IDT entries Joe Damato
2008-10-25  3:15                 ` [PATCH 09/12] x86: Add static initiazlier for descriptors Joe Damato
2008-10-25  3:15                   ` [PATCH 10/12] x86: Use static initializers " Joe Damato
2008-10-25  3:15                     ` [PATCH 11/12] x86: Use macros for getting/setting descriptors Joe Damato
2008-10-25  3:15                       ` [PATCH 12/12] x86: Use struct fields instead of bitmasks Joe Damato
2008-10-29 12:56                         ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2008-10-29 12:58                   ` [PATCH 09/12] x86: Add static initiazlier for descriptors Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2008-10-29 12:54         ` [PATCH 04/12] x86: Add macros for gate_desc Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2008-10-29 12:52       ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge [this message]
2008-10-29 12:53     ` [PATCH 02/12] x86: Use new gate_struct " Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2008-10-25  5:40 ` [PATCH 00/12] x86: Cleanup idt, gdt/ldt/tss structs Willy Tarreau
2008-10-27 10:57   ` Ingo Molnar
2008-10-25  9:39 ` walter harms
2008-10-27 10:55 ` Ingo Molnar
2008-10-27 14:34   ` H. Peter Anvin
2008-10-27 21:15   ` Joe Damato
2008-10-27 23:02     ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge

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