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Date:   Mon, 13 Jul 2020 17:17:49 +0300
From:   Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...cle.com>
To:     Suraj Upadhyay <usuraj35@...il.com>
Cc:     manishc@...vell.com, GR-Linux-NIC-Dev@...vell.com,
        gregkh@...uxfoundation.org, devel@...verdev.osuosl.org,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/6] staging: qlge: qlge_ethtool: Remove one byte memset.

On Mon, Jul 13, 2020 at 05:52:22PM +0530, Suraj Upadhyay wrote:
> Use direct assignment instead of using memset with just one byte as an
> argument.
> Issue found by checkpatch.pl.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Suraj Upadhyay <usuraj35@...il.com>
> ---
> Hii Maintainers,
> 	Please correct me if I am wrong here.
> ---
> 
>  drivers/staging/qlge/qlge_ethtool.c | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/qlge/qlge_ethtool.c b/drivers/staging/qlge/qlge_ethtool.c
> index 16fcdefa9687..d44b2dae9213 100644
> --- a/drivers/staging/qlge/qlge_ethtool.c
> +++ b/drivers/staging/qlge/qlge_ethtool.c
> @@ -516,8 +516,8 @@ static void ql_create_lb_frame(struct sk_buff *skb,
>  	memset(skb->data, 0xFF, frame_size);
>  	frame_size &= ~1;
>  	memset(&skb->data[frame_size / 2], 0xAA, frame_size / 2 - 1);
> -	memset(&skb->data[frame_size / 2 + 10], 0xBE, 1);
> -	memset(&skb->data[frame_size / 2 + 12], 0xAF, 1);
> +	skb->data[frame_size / 2 + 10] = (unsigned char)0xBE;
> +	skb->data[frame_size / 2 + 12] = (unsigned char)0xAF;

Remove the casting.

I guess this is better than the original because now it looks like
ql_check_lb_frame().  It's still really weird looking though.

regards,
dan carpenter

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