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SubjectRe: [PATCH] powerpc: Use common error handling code in setup_new_fdt()
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Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> writes:
> On Thu, 2018-03-15 at 14:57 +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 06:22:07PM -0300, Thiago Jung Bauermann wrote:
>> > SF Markus Elfring <elfring@users.sourceforge.net> writes:
>> > > From: Markus Elfring <elfring@users.sourceforge.net>
>> > > Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2018 09:03:42 +0100
>> > >
>> > > Add a jump target so that a bit of exception handling can be better reused
>> > > at the end of this function.
>> > >
>> > > This issue was detected by using the Coccinelle software.
>> > >
>> > > Signed-off-by: Markus Elfring <elfring@users.sourceforge.net>
>> > > ---
>> > > arch/powerpc/kernel/machine_kexec_file_64.c | 28 ++++++++++++----------------
>> > > 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 16 deletions(-)
>> >
>> > I liked it. Thanks!
>> >
>> > Reviewed-by: Thiago Jung Bauermann <bauerman@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>>
>> You know that compilers already re-use string constants so this doesn't
>> actually save memory?
>
> And modern compilers create their own jump labels
> so this doesn't change object code either?

I must have missed the memo about us only changing source code if it
results in better object code.

cheers

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