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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] lib/vsprintf: Prepare for more general use of ptr_to_id()
On Mon 2018-10-08 16:37:29, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> Hi Andy,
>
> On Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 4:25 PM Andy Shevchenko
> <andriy.shevchenko@linux.intel.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 08, 2018 at 01:05:02PM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > - Make the ptr argument const, to avoid adding casts in future
> > > callers,
> >
> > > - Add a forward declaration, to avoid moving large blocks of code.
> >
> > How big it would be? ptr_to_id() itself plus...
>
> ... all the randomization helpers.
> And ptr_to_id() needs pointer_string(), string(), widen_string(), number(),
> and move_right().
>
> 118 insertions(+), 120 deletions(-)
>
> Is that acceptable?

Yes, it is acceptable. And my feeling is that it is the preferred
solution is kernel because it helps to keep the code cleaner
in the long term.

I am for moving the code if there is no cyclic dependency.

Best Regards,
Petr

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