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SubjectRe: [PATCH] iio: adc: ad799x: constify attribute_group structures
On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 3:06 AM, Jonathan Cameron <jic23@kernel.org> wrote:
> On 29/03/17 22:28, SIMRAN SINGHAL wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 2:43 AM, Jonathan Cameron <jic23@kernel.org> wrote:
>>> On 28/03/17 21:07, simran singhal wrote:
>>>> Check for attribute_group structures that are only stored in the
>>>> event_attrs filed of iio_info structure. As the event_attrs field of
>>>> iio_info structures is constant, so these attribute_group structures can
>>>> also be declared constant.
>>>> Done using coccinelle:
>>>>
>>>> @r1 disable optional_qualifier @
>>>> identifier i;
>>>> position p;
>>>> @@
>>>> static struct attribute_group i@p = {...};
>>>>
>>>> @ok1@
>>>> identifier r1.i;
>>>> position p;
>>>> struct iio_info x;
>>>> @@
>>>> x.event_attrs=&i@p;
>>>>
>>>> @bad@
>>>> position p!={r1.p,ok1.p};
>>>> identifier r1.i;
>>>> @@
>>>> i@p
>>>>
>>>> @depends on !bad disable optional_qualifier@
>>>> identifier r1.i;
>>>> @@
>>>> static
>>>> +const
>>>> struct attribute_group i={...};
>>>>
>>>> @depends on !bad disable optional_qualifier@
>>>> identifier r1.i;
>>>> @@
>>>> +const
>>>> struct attribute_group i;
>>>>
>>>> File size before:
>>>> text data bss dec hex filename
>>>> 26051 464 0 26515 6793 drivers/iio/adc/ad799x.o
>>>>
>>>> File size after:
>>>> text data bss dec hex filename
>>>> 26115 400 0 26515 6793 drivers/iio/adc/ad799x.o
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: simran singhal <singhalsimran0@gmail.com>
>>> Applied to the togreg branch of iio.git and pushed out as testing
>>> for the autobuilders to play with it.
>>>
>>
>> But my tree is up-to-date and I also test it before sending.
> this is standard practice. I build as well before pushing out, but
> I only do one or two configurations of one or two architectures.
> The autobuilders are a set of large servers that Intel run as a service
> to the kernel community.
>
> Typically they'll run a few hundred builds for dozens of processor architectures
> + a much more extensive set of static tests than most kernel developers
> are set up to run. Here things will almost certainly be fine, but
> I've been wrong before!
>
> The only thing is I tend to push out in the evening then go to bed before
> the results come in, then might not get to it for a day or so to push out
> as togreg. This tree I am happy to rebase - that is I can drop or fixup
> patches with issues. The togreg branch is the one that people often
> base new work on, so if I change the tree under them all sorts of nasty
> merge issues can occur.
>
> This is why most trees that ultimately go upstream are non rebasing -
> but a lot of people now have a testing branch which is deliberately
> unofficial - people shouldn't use it to base their trees on as it
> is temporary for build test purposes.
>
> Greg has one as well (I assume this is what it is for), he just tends
> to be quicker about dealing with whatever comes up than I am so
> doesn't explicitly mention it when he takes patches.
>
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/staging.git/log/?h=staging-testing
>
> So it's nothing to worry about. I just put that note in so people
> don't wonder why their patch isn't immediately present in the public
> togreg branch of iio.git.
>

Thanks for the explaination.

Simran

> Jonathan
>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Jonathan
>>>> ---
>>>> drivers/iio/adc/ad799x.c | 2 +-
>>>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/drivers/iio/adc/ad799x.c b/drivers/iio/adc/ad799x.c
>>>> index 9704090..22426ae 100644
>>>> --- a/drivers/iio/adc/ad799x.c
>>>> +++ b/drivers/iio/adc/ad799x.c
>>>> @@ -520,7 +520,7 @@ static struct attribute *ad799x_event_attributes[] = {
>>>> NULL,
>>>> };
>>>>
>>>> -static struct attribute_group ad799x_event_attrs_group = {
>>>> +static const struct attribute_group ad799x_event_attrs_group = {
>>>> .attrs = ad799x_event_attributes,
>>>> };
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>

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