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Date:	Wed, 30 May 2007 15:37:14 -0400
From:	"Ramkrishna Vepa" <Ramkrishna.Vepa@...erion.com>
To:	"Michael Buesch" <mb@...sch.de>, "Andreas Schwab" <schwab@...e.de>
Cc:	<netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: [PATCH] Avoid switch on long long in s2io driver

Patch looks good. Yes, please add a comment as to reason for cast.

Ram

> -----Original Message-----
> From: netdev-owner@...r.kernel.org
[mailto:netdev-owner@...r.kernel.org]
> On Behalf Of Michael Buesch
> Sent: Saturday, May 26, 2007 10:04 AM
> To: Andreas Schwab
> Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] Avoid switch on long long in s2io driver
> 
> On Saturday 26 May 2007 10:58:15 Andreas Schwab wrote:
> > A switch on long long causes gcc to generate a reference to
__ucmpdi2 on
> > ppc32.  Avoid that by casting to int, since the value is only a
small
> > integer anyway.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Andreas Schwab <schwab@...e.de>
> >
> > ---
> >  drivers/net/s2io.c |    4 ++--
> >  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >
> > Index: linux-2.6.22-rc1/drivers/net/s2io.c
> > ===================================================================
> > --- linux-2.6.22-rc1.orig/drivers/net/s2io.c	2007-05-13
> 11:03:28.000000000 +0200
> > +++ linux-2.6.22-rc1/drivers/net/s2io.c	2007-05-13
12:52:49.000000000
> +0200
> > @@ -2898,7 +2898,7 @@ static void tx_intr_handler(struct fifo_
> >
> >  			/* update t_code statistics */
> >  			err >>= 48;
> > -			switch(err) {
> > +			switch((int)err) {
> 
> Hm, maybe add a comment, too?
> This cast looks redundant at the first look and someone
> who doesn't understand it might submit a patch to remove it again.
> 
> >  				case 2:
> >
nic->mac_control.stats_info->sw_stat.
> >
tx_buf_abort_cnt++;
> > @@ -6825,7 +6825,7 @@ static int rx_osm_handler(struct ring_in
> >
sp->mac_control.stats_info->sw_stat.parity_err_cnt++;
> >  		}
> >  		err >>= 48;
> > -		switch(err) {
> > +		switch((int)err) {
> >  			case 1:
> >  				sp->mac_control.stats_info->sw_stat.
> >  				rx_parity_err_cnt++;
> >
> > Andreas.
> >
> 
> 
> 
> --
> Greetings Michael.
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