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Date:   Sun, 19 Mar 2023 22:42:56 +0200
From:   Menna Mahmoud <eng.mennamahmoud.mm@...il.com>
To:     Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...ia.fr>
Cc:     gregkh@...uxfoundation.org, outreachy@...ts.linux.dev,
        johan@...nel.org, elder@...nel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-staging@...ts.linux.dev
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: greybus: use inline function for macros


On ١٩‏/٣‏/٢٠٢٣ ٢٢:٢١, Julia Lawall wrote:
>
> On Sun, 19 Mar 2023, Menna Mahmoud wrote:
>
>> Convert `to_gbphy_dev` and `to_gbphy_driver` macros into a
>> static inline functions.
>>
>> it is not great to have macro that use `container_of` macro,
>> because from looking at the definition one cannot tell what type
>> it applies to.
>>
>> One can get the same benefit from an efficiency point of view
>> by making an inline function.
>>
>> Suggested-by: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...ia.fr>
>> Signed-off-by: Menna Mahmoud <eng.mennamahmoud.mm@...il.com>
>> ---
>>   drivers/staging/greybus/gbphy.h | 10 ++++++++--
>>   1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/staging/greybus/gbphy.h b/drivers/staging/greybus/gbphy.h
>> index 1de510499480..42c4e3fe307c 100644
>> --- a/drivers/staging/greybus/gbphy.h
>> +++ b/drivers/staging/greybus/gbphy.h
>> @@ -16,7 +16,10 @@ struct gbphy_device {
>>   	struct device dev;
>>   };
>>
> You have made the patch against your previous patch that added a newline
> here.  It should be against Greg's tree.
>
> julia

you mean I should remove this newline, right?


Menna

>
>> -#define to_gbphy_dev(d) container_of(d, struct gbphy_device, dev)
>> +static inline struct gbphy_device *to_gbphy_dev(const struct device *d)
>> +{
>> +	return container_of(d, struct gbphy_device, dev);
>> +}
>>
>>   static inline void *gb_gbphy_get_data(struct gbphy_device *gdev)
>>   {
>> @@ -45,7 +48,10 @@ struct gbphy_driver {
>>   	struct device_driver driver;
>>   };
>>
>> -#define to_gbphy_driver(d) container_of(d, struct gbphy_driver, driver)
>> +static inline struct gbphy_driver *to_gbphy_driver(struct device_driver *d)
>> +{
>> +	return container_of(d, struct gbphy_driver, driver);
>> +}
>>
>>   int gb_gbphy_register_driver(struct gbphy_driver *driver,
>>   			     struct module *owner, const char *mod_name);
>> --
>> 2.34.1
>>
>>

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