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SubjectRe: [PATCH 09/10] drm/sun4i: Add a dedicated ioctl call for allocating tiled buffers
On Tue, Mar 27, 2018 at 10:41:38AM +0200, Paul Kocialkowski wrote:
> > > +int drm_sun4i_gem_create_tiled(struct drm_device *dev, void *data,
> > > + struct drm_file *file_priv);
> >
> > Do you need it to be non-static, and part of the header as well?
> Here as well, I just find that it looks more readable that way, below
> the drm driver structure definition instead of above it.

But it also creates a global symbol for no particular reason, while
we're doing the function-first-structure-later pattern pretty much
everywhere else in the kernel.


Maxime Ripard, Bootlin (formerly Free Electrons)
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
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