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Date:	Sun, 11 Mar 2007 03:58:08 +0100 (MET)
From:	Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@...ux01.gwdg.de>
To:	Rusty Russell <rusty@...tcorp.com.au>
cc:	lkml - Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Andi Kleen <ak@...e.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Use more gcc extensions in the Linux headers


On Mar 11 2007 13:50, Rusty Russell wrote:
>On Sat, 2007-03-10 at 02:04 +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
>> Getting back at the macro, how would you like to have it merged?
>
>Well, this is what I sent to Linus and Andrew (many thanks to those who
>made appropriately whimsical *or* useful comments):
>
>diff -r 1ccdf46b0f41 include/linux/compiler-gcc.h
>--- a/include/linux/compiler-gcc.h	Sat Mar 10 09:55:29 2007 +1100
>+++ b/include/linux/compiler-gcc.h	Sat Mar 10 11:06:35 2007 +1100
>@@ -22,6 +22,9 @@
>     __asm__ ("" : "=r"(__ptr) : "0"(ptr));		\
>     (typeof(ptr)) (__ptr + (off)); })
> 
>+/* &a[0] degrades to a pointer: a different type from an array */
>+#define __must_be_array(a) \
>+  BUILD_BUG_ON_ZERO(__builtin_types_compatible_p(typeof(a), typeof(&a[0])))

This looks _much_ nicer! (And BUILD_BUG_ON is also appropriately
commented.)

> 
> #define inline		inline		__attribute__((always_inline))
> #define __inline__	__inline__	__attribute__((always_inline))
>diff -r 1ccdf46b0f41 include/linux/compiler-intel.h
>--- a/include/linux/compiler-intel.h	Sat Mar 10 09:55:29 2007 +1100
>+++ b/include/linux/compiler-intel.h	Sat Mar 10 11:06:25 2007 +1100
>@@ -21,4 +21,7 @@
>      __ptr = (unsigned long) (ptr);				\
>     (typeof(ptr)) (__ptr + (off)); })
> 
>+/* Intel ECC compiler doesn't support __builtin_types_compatible_p() */
>+#define __must_be_array(a) 0
>+
> #endif
>diff -r 1ccdf46b0f41 include/linux/kernel.h
>--- a/include/linux/kernel.h	Sat Mar 10 09:55:29 2007 +1100
>+++ b/include/linux/kernel.h	Sat Mar 10 11:06:16 2007 +1100
>@@ -35,7 +35,8 @@ extern const char linux_proc_banner[];
> #define ALIGN(x,a)		__ALIGN_MASK(x,(typeof(x))(a)-1)
> #define __ALIGN_MASK(x,mask)	(((x)+(mask))&~(mask))
> 
>-#define ARRAY_SIZE(x) (sizeof(x) / sizeof((x)[0]))
>+#define ARRAY_SIZE(arr) (sizeof(arr) / sizeof((arr)[0]) + __must_be_array(arr))
>+
> #define FIELD_SIZEOF(t, f) (sizeof(((t*)0)->f))
> #define DIV_ROUND_UP(n,d) (((n) + (d) - 1) / (d))
> #define roundup(x, y) ((((x) + ((y) - 1)) / (y)) * (y))

80 cols *cough* :)


Jan
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