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Date:   Tue, 10 Mar 2020 18:20:20 -0400
From:   Jes Sorensen <jes.sorensen@...il.com>
To:     "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@...eddedor.com>,
        Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>
Cc:     Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>, Daniel Drake <dsd@...too.org>,
        Ulrich Kunitz <kune@...ne-taler.de>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH][next] zd1211rw/zd_usb.h: Replace zero-length array with
 flexible-array member

On 3/10/20 6:13 PM, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
> 
> 
> On 3/10/20 5:07 PM, Jes Sorensen wrote:
>> As I stated in my previous answer, this seems more code churn than an
>> actual fix. If this is a real problem, shouldn't the work be put into
>> fixing the compiler to handle foo[0] instead? It seems that is where the
>> real value would be.
> 
> Yeah. But, unfortunately, I'm not a compiler guy, so I'm not able to fix the
> compiler as you suggest. And I honestly don't see what is so annoying/disturbing
> about applying a patch that removes the 0 from foo[0] when it brings benefit
> to the whole codebase.

My point is that it adds what seems like unnecessary churn, which is not
a benefit, and it doesn't improve the generated code.

Best regards,
Jes

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