[PATCH v5 4/7] powerpc/powernv: detect supported nest pmus and its events

Madhavan Srinivasan maddy at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Jul 23 19:23:44 AEST 2015

On Thursday 23 July 2015 02:41 PM, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> On Thu, 2015-07-23 at 11:33 +0530, Madhavan Srinivasan wrote:
>> On Wednesday 22 July 2015 09:37 AM, Daniel Axtens wrote:
>>>>  static struct perchip_nest_info p8_nest_perchip_info[P8_NEST_MAX_CHIPS];
>>>> +static struct nest_pmu *per_nest_pmu_arr[P8_NEST_MAX_PMUS];
>>>> +
>>>> +static int nest_event_info(struct property *pp, char *name,
>>>> +			struct nest_ima_events *p8_events, int string, u32 val)
>>> 'int string' is a bit confusing. 'bool is_string' might be clearer, but
>>> I think it would be even better still to have different functions for
>>> string and non-string cases, especially because you only need val in the
>>> non-string case.
>> I would perfer to be a single function, since most of the code is same
>> just of the sting or val part. yes. We can make is as is_string and will
>> add comment explaining what is done here? 
> I think Daniel's right, it would be better as two functions.
> The only part that is common after the if (string) check is the
> p8_events->ev_value = buf assignment.
> So you should be able to keep all the code up to the if (string) check in a
> shared function and just have two wrappers that use it.
> cheers

Sure. Will do.


> _______________________________________________
> Linuxppc-dev mailing list
> Linuxppc-dev at lists.ozlabs.org
> https://lists.ozlabs.org/listinfo/linuxppc-dev

More information about the Linuxppc-dev mailing list