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SubjectRe: [greybus-dev] [PATCH 3/3] [PATCH] staging: greybus: __u8 is sufficient for snd_ctl_elem_type_t and snd_ctl_elem_iface_t
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On 9/25/20 9:11 AM, Coiby Xu wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 24, 2020 at 10:54:50AM +0000, David Laight wrote:
>> From: Coiby Xu
>>> Sent: 24 September 2020 11:21
>>> Use __8 to replace int and remove the unnecessary __bitwise type
>>> attribute.
>>>
>>> Found by sparse,
>> ...
>>> diff --git a/include/uapi/sound/asound.h b/include/uapi/sound/asound.h
>>> index 535a7229e1d9..8e71a95644ab 100644
>>> --- a/include/uapi/sound/asound.h
>>> +++ b/include/uapi/sound/asound.h
>>> @@ -950,7 +950,7 @@ struct snd_ctl_card_info {
>>>      unsigned char components[128];    /* card components / fine
>>> identification, delimited with one
>>> space (AC97 etc..) */
>>>  };
>>>
>>> -typedef int __bitwise snd_ctl_elem_type_t;
>>> +typedef __u8 snd_ctl_elem_type_t;
>>>  #define    SNDRV_CTL_ELEM_TYPE_NONE    ((__force
>>> snd_ctl_elem_type_t) 0) /* invalid */
>>>  #define    SNDRV_CTL_ELEM_TYPE_BOOLEAN    ((__force
>>> snd_ctl_elem_type_t) 1) /* boolean type */
>>>  #define    SNDRV_CTL_ELEM_TYPE_INTEGER    ((__force
>>> snd_ctl_elem_type_t) 2) /* integer type */
>>
>> WTF is all that about anyway??
>> What is wrong with:
>> #define    SNDRV_CTL_ELEM_TYPE_NONE    0u /* invalid */
>
> I'm sorry I don't quite understand you. Are you suggesting
> SNDRV_CTL_ELEM_TYPE_NONE
> isn't needed in the first place?

I think David is asking why it's defined the way it is,
and I'd guess it's to have the compiler issue an error
if you attempt to assign one of these values to a variable
or field of the wrong type.

No, you should not attempt to change this.

-Alex
>>     David
>>
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>>
>
> --
> Best regards,
> Coiby
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