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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] x86/hash: swap parameters of crc32_u32()
On 02/21/2014 11:33 AM, Jan Beulich wrote:
> ... to match its two callers (i.e. the alternative would have been to
> swap the arguments at the call sites).
>
> Signed-off-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>
> Cc: Francesco Fusco <ffusco@redhat.com>
> Cc: Daniel Borkmann <dborkman@redhat.com>
> Cc: Thomas Graf <tgraf@redhat.com>
> Cc: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
> ---
> arch/x86/lib/hash.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> --- 3.14-rc3-x86-hash-crc32.orig/arch/x86/lib/hash.c
> +++ 3.14-rc3-x86-hash-crc32/arch/x86/lib/hash.c
> @@ -37,7 +37,7 @@
> #include <asm/cpufeature.h>
> #include <asm/hash.h>
>
> -static inline u32 crc32_u32(u32 crc, u32 val)
> +static inline u32 crc32_u32(u32 val, u32 crc)
> {
> #ifdef CONFIG_AS_CRC32
> asm ("crc32l %1,%0\n" : "+r" (crc) : "rm" (val));

Can you elaborate?

Sorry, I need to ask here (even if it's a stupid question ;)) if this
change is safe to do; are referring to a cleanup or fixing a concrete
bug? The code is a modified version of the DPDK hash which you can find
in [1]. Arguments of the caller are in the correct order, afaik.

[1] http://dpdk.org/browse/dpdk/tree/lib/librte_hash/rte_hash_crc.h


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