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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] ath10k: remove ath10k_vif_to_arvif()


On 02/07/2017 01:14 AM, Valo, Kalle wrote:
> Adrian Chadd <adrian@freebsd.org> writes:
>
>> Removing this method makes the diff to FreeBSD larger, as "vif" in
>> FreeBSD is a different pointer.
>>
>> (Yes, I have ath10k on freebsd working and I'd like to find a way to
>> reduce the diff moving forward.)
>
> I don't like this "(void *) vif->drv_priv" style that much either but
> apparently it's commonly used in Linux wireless code and already parts
> of ath10k. So this patch just unifies the coding style.

Surely the code compiles to the same thing, so why add a patch that
makes it more difficult for Adrian and makes the code no easier to read
for the rest of us?

Thanks,
Ben

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Ben Greear <greearb@candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc http://www.candelatech.com

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