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SubjectRe: [PATCH] xen-blkfront: Use the bitmap API when applicable
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On 12/4/21 1:57 AM, Christophe JAILLET wrote:
>
> So, maybe adding an "official" 'bitmap_size()' (which is already existing and duplicated in a few places) would ease things.
>
> It would replace the 'nr_minors = BITS_TO_LONGS(end) * BITS_PER_LONG;' and hide the implementation details of the bitmap API.
>
> Something like:
> static __always_inline size_t bitmap_size(unsigned long nr_bits)
> {
>     return BITS_TO_LONGS(nr_bits) * sizeof(long);
> }
>

Yes, I think this would be a useful helper. Should be sizeof(unsigned long) though to keep things consistent.


-boris

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