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Date:   Sat, 27 Apr 2019 09:41:34 +0900
From:   William Breathitt Gray <>
        Andy Shevchenko <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v14 01/11] bitops: Introduce the for_each_set_clump8 macro

On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 12:04:08PM +0900, William Breathitt Gray wrote:
> This macro iterates for each 8-bit group of bits (clump) with set bits,
> within a bitmap memory region. For each iteration, "start" is set to the
> bit offset of the found clump, while the respective clump value is
> stored to the location pointed by "clump". Additionally, the
> bitmap_get_value8 and bitmap_set_value8 functions are introduced to
> respectively get and set an 8-bit value in a bitmap memory region.
> Suggested-by: Andy Shevchenko <>
> Suggested-by: Rasmus Villemoes <>
> Suggested-by: Lukas Wunner <>
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <>
> Cc: Andrew Morton <>
> Cc: Linus Walleij <>
> Acked-by: Andy Shevchenko <>
> Signed-off-by: William Breathitt Gray <>
> ---
>  include/asm-generic/bitops/find.h | 61 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  include/linux/bitops.h            |  5 +++
>  2 files changed, 66 insertions(+)

Andrew, Linus,

I reverted your Acked-by/Reviewed-by lines to Cc in this release because
the code has significantly changed from the simplification effort. If
you are satisfied with these changes, please ack to confirm.

William Breathitt Gray

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