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Date:	Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:19:47 -0700
From:	Mathieu Poirier <>
To:	Jason Cooper <>
Cc:	Greg KH <>,,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: skein: Fixing various coding style problems

On 21 December 2014 at 18:57, Jason Cooper <> wrote:
> Mathieu,
> On Sun, Dec 21, 2014 at 05:09:48PM -0700, wrote:
>> From: Mathieu Poirier <>
>> Fixing errors related to the usage of do {} while (0) loop
>> in single statement macros, trailing semicolon in macros and
>> trailing whitespace.
> Huh.  iirc, I added those do {} while(0)s to keep checkpatch happy.
> Either it's gotten smarter, or something is off.

Checkpatch apparently changed it's mind.

> At any rate, the whole macro menagerie in here concerns me a bit and I'm
> reluctant to change it until I have some time to refresh my memory on
> what this code is doing.
> It would be helpful if you could give scripts/objdiff a try on the
> before and after effects of your patch.  If the object code doesn't
> change, then we can be more confident that the patch is just style
> changes.  Please also check when SKEIN_UNROLL_* is set/unset.

You got it.

> I really should put the patch series together to move this driver out of
> staging.  Then maybe folks will stop running checkpatch against it :-)
> thx,
> Jason.
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