[PATCH] powerpc: Make virt_to_pfn() a static inline

Linus Walleij linus.walleij at linaro.org
Tue Aug 15 04:22:28 AEST 2023

On Mon, Aug 14, 2023 at 2:37 PM Michael Ellerman <mpe at ellerman.id.au> wrote:

> > +static inline const void *pfn_to_kaddr(unsigned long pfn)
> > +{
> > +     return (const void *)(((unsigned long)__va(pfn)) << PAGE_SHIFT);
> Any reason to do it this way rather than:
> +       return __va(pfn << PAGE_SHIFT);
> Seems to be equivalent and much cleaner?

I was afraid of changing the semantic in the original macro
which converts to a virtual address before shifting, instead
of shifting first, but you're right, I'm too cautious. I'll propose
the elegant solution from you & Christophe instead!

Linus Walleij

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