[PATCH -mm 2/6] powerpc: convert little-endian bitops macros to static inline functions

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Mon Feb 7 10:14:46 EST 2011

On Thu, 2011-01-27 at 22:56 +0900, Akinobu Mita wrote:
> (This patch is intended to be folded into the patch in -mm:
> powerpc-introduce-little-endian-bitops.patch)
> The little-endian bitops on powerpc are written as preprocessor
> macros with the cast to "unsigned long *".
> This means that even non-pointers will be accepted without an error, and
> that is a Very Bad Thing.
> This converts the little-endian bitops macros to static inline functions
> with proper prototypes.

No objection to the powerpc variant of the patches. What is the status
with the wholes series tho ? Does it looks like its going to be
accepted ? Do you expect my Ack and will merge the whole thing at once ?
Does it break bisection unless it's merged as one single giant patch ?


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