[PATCH 01/17] bitfield: Add non-constant field_{prep,get}() helpers

Jakub Kicinski kuba at kernel.org
Wed Nov 24 10:49:22 AEDT 2021

On Tue, 23 Nov 2021 17:24:15 +0100 Johannes Berg wrote:
> > (*_replace_bits() seems to be useful, though)  
> Indeed.
> Also as I said in my other mail, the le32/be32/... variants are
> tremendously useful, and they fundamentally cannot be expressed with the
> FIELD_GET() or field_get() macros. IMHO this is a clear advantage to the

Can you elaborate?

> typed versions, and if you ask me we should get rid of the FIELD_GETand
> FIELD_PREP entirely - difficult now, but at least let's not propagate
> that?

I don't see why.

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