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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next v6 01/23] asm: simd context helper API
On Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 10:49 AM Ard Biesheuvel
<ard.biesheuvel@linaro.org> wrote:
> >> +typedef enum {
> >> + HAVE_NO_SIMD = 1 << 0,
> >> + HAVE_FULL_SIMD = 1 << 1,
> >> + HAVE_SIMD_IN_USE = 1 << 31
> >> +} simd_context_t;
> >> +
>
> Oh, and another thing (and I'm surprised checkpatch.pl didn't complain
> about it): the use of typedef in new code is strongly discouraged.
> This policy predates my involvement, so perhaps Joe can elaborate on
> the rationale?

In case it matters, the motivation for making this a typedef is I
could imagine this at some point turning into a more complicated
struct on certain platforms and that would make refactoring easier. I
could just make it `struct simd_context` now with 1 member though...

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