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Date:   Mon, 2 Aug 2021 13:39:42 +0300
From:   Tariq Toukan <ttoukan.linux@...il.com>
To:     Colin King <colin.king@...onical.com>,
        Tariq Toukan <tariqt@...dia.com>,
        "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net/mlx4: make the array states static const, makes
 object smaller



On 8/1/2021 6:37 PM, Colin King wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
> 
> Don't populate the array states on the stack but instead it
> static const. Makes the object code smaller by 79 bytes.
> 
> Before:
>     text   data   bss    dec    hex filename
>    21309   8304   192  29805   746d drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/qp.o
> 
> After:
>     text   data   bss    dec    hex filename
>    21166   8368   192  29726   741e drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/qp.o
> 
> (gcc version 10.2.0)
> 
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
> ---
>   drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/qp.c | 2 +-
>   1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/qp.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/qp.c
> index 427e7a31862c..2584bc038f94 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/qp.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/qp.c
> @@ -917,7 +917,7 @@ int mlx4_qp_to_ready(struct mlx4_dev *dev, struct mlx4_mtt *mtt,
>   {
>   	int err;
>   	int i;
> -	enum mlx4_qp_state states[] = {
> +	static const enum mlx4_qp_state states[] = {
>   		MLX4_QP_STATE_RST,
>   		MLX4_QP_STATE_INIT,
>   		MLX4_QP_STATE_RTR,
> 

Reviewed-by: Tariq Toukan <tariqt@...dia.com>
Thanks for your patch.

Regards,
Tariq

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