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Date:   Wed, 20 Oct 2021 16:56:18 +0100
From:   Karolina Drobnik <karolinadrobnik@...il.com>
To:     Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...ia.fr>, Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
Cc:     outreachy-kernel@...glegroups.com, gregkh@...uxfoundation.org,
        forest@...ttletooquiet.net, linux-staging@...ts.linux.dev,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [Outreachy kernel] Re: [PATCH] staging: vt6655: Rename
 `dwAL2230InitTable` array

On Wed, 2021-10-20 at 07:09 -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Wed, 2021-10-20 at 06:44 -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > In this file there are more than 100 uses of
> > 
> >         (BY_AL2230_REG_LEN << 3) + IFREGCTL_REGW
> > 
> > Maybe add a define for it and substitute the uses for the define.
> 
> Look at the code too.
> 
> It looks as if every use of IFRFbWriteEmbedded() has this added to
> the 2nd argument and that the 2nd argument isn't used anywhere else.
> 
> Maybe remove it altogether and add it to IFRFbWriteEmbedded().
> 
> And it looks as if the + uses for these should logically be |

Sounds like a very good idea. I'll add it to my to-do list, thanks :)

On Wed, 2021-10-20 at 16:16 +0200, Julia Lawall wrote:
> Karolina,
> 
> If more than a hundred such changes are necessary, you may find
> Coccinelle
> useful:  https://coccinelle.gitlabpages.inria.fr/website/

Hmm, I'll check this out, it may come in handy.


Thanks,
Karolina

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