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Date:	Tue, 10 Nov 2009 00:00:19 -0500
From:	Mark Lord <liml@....ca>
To:	Thiago Farina <tfransosi@...il.com>
Cc:	jgarzik@...ox.com, mlord@...ox.com, linux-ide@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ata: Clean up hard coded array size calculation.

Thiago Farina wrote:
> Use ARRAY_SIZE macro of kernel api instead.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Thiago Farina <tfransosi@...il.com>
> ---
>  drivers/ata/sata_mv.c |    2 +-
>  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/ata/sata_mv.c b/drivers/ata/sata_mv.c
> index 6f5093b..a8a7be0 100644
> --- a/drivers/ata/sata_mv.c
> +++ b/drivers/ata/sata_mv.c
> @@ -2217,7 +2217,7 @@ static unsigned int mv_qc_issue_fis(struct ata_queued_cmd *qc)
>  	int err = 0;
>  
>  	ata_tf_to_fis(&qc->tf, link->pmp, 1, (void *)fis);
> -	err = mv_send_fis(ap, fis, sizeof(fis) / sizeof(fis[0]));
> +	err = mv_send_fis(ap, fis, ARRAY_SIZE(fis));
>  	if (err)
>  		return err;
>  
..

What's the point of this ?

There is no "hardcoded array size" there to begin with,
and using that silly macro obscures the actual calculation.

So now, instead of being able to verify correctness at a glance,
I have to go off and research some silly macro and verify that
it does the right thing.

Kind of like all of those "typedef structs" that are abhored around here.

-ml
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