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Date:	Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:26:20 +0000
From:	"Rustad, Mark D" <mark.d.rustad@...el.com>
To:	Josh Triplett <josh@...htriplett.org>
CC:	Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>,
	Richard Weinberger <richard@....at>,
	"Kirsher, Jeffrey T" <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>,
	"sparse@...isli.org" <sparse@...isli.org>,
	"linux-sparse@...r.kernel.org" <linux-sparse@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@...ux-m68k.org>,
	Brian Norris <computersforpeace@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/7] signal: Silence nested-externs warnings

On Sep 19, 2014, at 2:21 PM, Josh Triplett <josh@...htriplett.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 07:20:30PM +0200, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
>> On 09/19, Richard Weinberger wrote:
>>> 
>>> Am 19.09.2014 17:37, schrieb Jeff Kirsher:
>>>> 
>>>> See patch 1 of the series.
>>> 
>>> I was not CC'ed...
>> 
>> Me too, and thus I don't understand this patch.
>> 
>> But I have to admit it looks a bit ugly to me anyway.
>> Can't we simply kill _NSIG_WORDS_is_unsupported_size ?
> 
> This looks quite preferable.  Can you post that with a commit message
> and signoff?  Also, the indentation on the second of the three BUILD_BUG
> calls has some spaces in it, which it shouldn't.  With those fixed:
> Reviewed-by: Josh Triplett <josh@...htriplett.org>

I haven't tried this patch myself yet, but assuming that it works, it is a far better way to go.

>> diff --git a/include/linux/signal.h b/include/linux/signal.h
>> index 750196f..679c9b4 100644
>> --- a/include/linux/signal.h
>> +++ b/include/linux/signal.h
>> @@ -67,7 +67,6 @@ static inline int sigismember(sigset_t *set, int _sig)
>> 
>> static inline int sigisemptyset(sigset_t *set)
>> {
>> -	extern void _NSIG_WORDS_is_unsupported_size(void);
>> 	switch (_NSIG_WORDS) {
>> 	case 4:
>> 		return (set->sig[3] | set->sig[2] |
>> @@ -77,7 +76,7 @@ static inline int sigisemptyset(sigset_t *set)
>> 	case 1:
>> 		return set->sig[0] == 0;
>> 	default:
>> -		_NSIG_WORDS_is_unsupported_size();
>> +		BUILD_BUG();
>> 		return 0;
>> 	}
>> }
>> @@ -90,7 +89,6 @@ static inline int sigisemptyset(sigset_t *set)
>> #define _SIG_SET_BINOP(name, op)					\
>> static inline void name(sigset_t *r, const sigset_t *a, const sigset_t *b) \
>> {									\
>> -	extern void _NSIG_WORDS_is_unsupported_size(void);		\
>> 	unsigned long a0, a1, a2, a3, b0, b1, b2, b3;			\
>> 									\
>> 	switch (_NSIG_WORDS) {						\
>> @@ -107,7 +105,7 @@ static inline void name(sigset_t *r, const sigset_t *a, const sigset_t *b) \
>> 		r->sig[0] = op(a0, b0);					\
>> 		break;							\
>> 	    default:							\
>> -		_NSIG_WORDS_is_unsupported_size();			\
>> +	    	BUILD_BUG();						\
>> 	}								\
>> }
>> 
>> @@ -128,8 +126,6 @@ _SIG_SET_BINOP(sigandnsets, _sig_andn)
>> #define _SIG_SET_OP(name, op)						\
>> static inline void name(sigset_t *set)					\
>> {									\
>> -	extern void _NSIG_WORDS_is_unsupported_size(void);		\
>> -									\
>> 	switch (_NSIG_WORDS) {						\
>> 	    case 4: set->sig[3] = op(set->sig[3]);			\
>> 		    set->sig[2] = op(set->sig[2]);			\
>> @@ -137,7 +133,7 @@ static inline void name(sigset_t *set)					\
>> 	    case 1: set->sig[0] = op(set->sig[0]);			\
>> 		    break;						\
>> 	    default:							\
>> -		_NSIG_WORDS_is_unsupported_size();			\
>> +		BUILD_BUG();						\
>> 	}								\
>> }

-- 
Mark Rustad, Networking Division, Intel Corporation


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