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Date:   Tue, 05 Mar 2019 16:37:07 -0800
From:   Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:     Jesús Castro <x51v4n@...il.com>,
        kys@...rosoft.com, haiyangz@...rosoft.com, sthemmin@...rosoft.com,
        sashal@...nel.org
Cc:     miguel.bernal@...opan.tecmm.edu.mx, devel@...uxdriverproject.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] hv: utils: fix coding style

On Tue, 2019-03-05 at 17:45 -0600, Jesús Castro wrote:
> Checkpatch script is showing a coding style error and is showing:
> 
> ERROR: else should follow close brace '}'
> +	}
> +	else if (hvt->mode == HVUTIL_TRANSPORT_NETLINK) {
> 
> This commit fixes the coding style, not a functional change.
[]
> diff --git a/drivers/hv/hv_utils_transport.c b/drivers/hv/hv_utils_transport.c
[]
> @@ -139,8 +139,7 @@ static int hvt_op_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
>  		 * device gets released.
>  		 */
>  		hvt->mode = HVUTIL_TRANSPORT_CHARDEV;
> -	}
> -	else if (hvt->mode == HVUTIL_TRANSPORT_NETLINK) {
> +	} else if (hvt->mode == HVUTIL_TRANSPORT_NETLINK) {
>  		/*
>  		 * We're switching from netlink communication to using char
>  		 * device. Issue the reset first.

Rather than merely shutting up checkpatch warnings,
please try to improve the code for humans to read.

This block is probably better as a switch/case and
the separate bool issue_reset automatic seems
unnecessary as it's only used in one case.

Perhaps:
---
 drivers/hv/hv_utils_transport.c | 22 +++++++++++-----------
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/hv/hv_utils_transport.c b/drivers/hv/hv_utils_transport.c
index 832777527936..6b27dd7be9bb 100644
--- a/drivers/hv/hv_utils_transport.c
+++ b/drivers/hv/hv_utils_transport.c
@@ -125,35 +125,35 @@ static int hvt_op_open(struct inode *inode, struct file *file)
 {
 	struct hvutil_transport *hvt;
 	int ret = 0;
-	bool issue_reset = false;
 
 	hvt = container_of(file->f_op, struct hvutil_transport, fops);
 
 	mutex_lock(&hvt->lock);
 
-	if (hvt->mode == HVUTIL_TRANSPORT_DESTROY) {
-		ret = -EBADF;
-	} else if (hvt->mode == HVUTIL_TRANSPORT_INIT) {
+	switch (hvt->mode) {
+	case HVUTIL_TRANSPORT_INIT:
 		/*
 		 * Switching to CHARDEV mode. We switch bach to INIT when
 		 * device gets released.
 		 */
 		hvt->mode = HVUTIL_TRANSPORT_CHARDEV;
-	}
-	else if (hvt->mode == HVUTIL_TRANSPORT_NETLINK) {
+		break;
+	case HVUTIL_TRANSPORT_NETLINK:
 		/*
 		 * We're switching from netlink communication to using char
 		 * device. Issue the reset first.
 		 */
-		issue_reset = true;
 		hvt->mode = HVUTIL_TRANSPORT_CHARDEV;
-	} else {
+		hvt_reset(hvt);
+		break;
+	case HVUTIL_TRANSPORT_DESTROY:
+		ret = -EBADF;
+		break;
+	default:
 		ret = -EBUSY;
+		break;
 	}
 
-	if (issue_reset)
-		hvt_reset(hvt);
-
 	mutex_unlock(&hvt->lock);
 
 	return ret;


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