[SLOF] [PATCH 2/2] board-qemu: add private hcall to inform host on "phandle" update

Greg Kurz groug at kaod.org
Tue Jul 11 02:34:39 AEST 2017

On Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:19:49 -0500
Segher Boessenkool <segher at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 05:40:14PM +0200, Greg Kurz wrote:
> > > > Dito - use ?dup and remove the "ELSE drop" part.    
> > > 
> > > In general, this needs to be much better factored if it wants to be
> > > readable at all.  As soon as you need indentation to make any sense
> > > of your structure, you need to factor more.  
> > 
> > Not sure I have enough forth background to understand... are
> > you suggesting that each level of indentation calls for the
> > introduction of a new word ?  
> Not exactly.  I am saying that if you make your word bodies huge and
> complex, you have a hard time understanding them.  Indenting stuff
> (and adding stack comments for each line, or even after each word)
> helps a little bit, but it's a crutch.

Ok, I get it better now.

> If you have a hard time modifying some code because it is too complex,
> first factor it a bit better.

How did you guess I had hard time modifying this code ? ;)

I'll try to factor.



> Segher
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