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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/7] Introduce the for_each_set_port_word macro
On Tue, May 8, 2018 at 4:26 PM, William Breathitt Gray
<vilhelm.gray@gmail.com> wrote:

> While adding GPIO get_multiple/set_multiple callback support for various
> drivers, I noticed a pattern of looping manifesting that would be useful
> standardized as a macro.
>
> This patchset introduces the for_each_set_port_word macro and utilizes
> it in several GPIO drivers. The for_each_set_port_word macro facilitates
> a for-loop syntax that iterates over entire groups of set bits at a
> time.
>
> For example, suppose you would like to iterate over a 16-bit integer 4
> bits at a time, skipping over 4-bit groups with no set bit, where XXXX
> represents the current 4-bit group:
>
> Example: 1011 1110 0000 1111
> First loop: 1011 1110 0000 XXXX

> Second loop: 1011 XXXX 0000 1111

8-bit itteration. Is it correct?

> Third loop: XXXX 1110 0000 1111

Looking at the example above I highly recommend to introduce some test
cases for your helper function.

Consider extending lib/test_bitmap.c for this purpose.

>
> Each iteration of the loop returns the next 4-bit group that has at
> least one set bit.
>
> The for_each_set_port_word macro has six parameters:
>
> * port_word: set to current port word index for the iteration
> * word_index: set to current bitmap word index for the iteration
> * word_offset: bits offset of the found port word in the bitmap word
> * bits: bitmap to search within
> * size: bitmap size in number of port words
> * port_size: port word size in number of bits
>
> The port_size argument can be an arbitrary number of bits and is not
> required to be a multiple of 2.
>
> I've called the group of bits a "port word" which may be a confusing
> naming convention; I was afraid calling that them a "group" may be too
> vague. Should a different name be chosen; what would you suggest?
>
> This patchset was rebased on top of the following three commits:
>
> * commit aaf96e51de11 ("gpio: pci-idio-16: Fix port memory offset for get_multiple callback")
> * commit 304440aa96c6 ("gpio: pcie-idio-24: Fix port memory offset for get_multiple/set_multiple callbacks")
> * commit e026646c178d ("gpio: pcie-idio-24: Fix off-by-one error in get_multiple loop")
>
> William Breathitt Gray
>
> William Breathitt Gray (7):
> bitops: Introduce the for_each_set_port_word macro
> gpio: 104-dio-48e: Utilize for_each_set_port_word macro
> gpio: 104-idi-48: Utilize for_each_set_port_word macro
> gpio: gpio-mm: Utilize for_each_set_port_word macro
> gpio: ws16c48: Utilize for_each_set_port_word macro
> gpio: pci-idio-16: Utilize for_each_set_port_word macro
> gpio: pcie-idio-24: Utilize for_each_set_port_word macro
>
> drivers/gpio/gpio-104-dio-48e.c | 67 +++++---------------
> drivers/gpio/gpio-104-idi-48.c | 32 ++--------
> drivers/gpio/gpio-gpio-mm.c | 67 +++++---------------
> drivers/gpio/gpio-pci-idio-16.c | 67 ++++++--------------
> drivers/gpio/gpio-pcie-idio-24.c | 102 +++++++++++-------------------
> drivers/gpio/gpio-ws16c48.c | 66 +++++--------------
> include/asm-generic/bitops/find.h | 26 ++++++++
> include/linux/bitops.h | 9 +++
> lib/find_bit.c | 28 ++++++++
> 9 files changed, 172 insertions(+), 292 deletions(-)
>
> --
> 2.17.0
>



--
With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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