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Date:   Tue, 3 Aug 2021 15:03:18 +0100
From:   Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
To:     Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>, Ping-Ke Shih <pkshih@...ltek.com>,
        Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>,
        "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] rtlwifi: rtl8192de: make arrays static const, makes
 object smaller

On 02/08/2021 09:35, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Sat, 2021-07-31 at 13:40 +0100, Colin King wrote:
>> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
>>
>> Don't populate arrays the stack but instead make them static const
>> Makes the object code smaller by 852 bytes.
> []
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtlwifi/rtl8192de/phy.c b/drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtlwifi/rtl8192de/phy.c
> []
>> @@ -1354,7 +1354,7 @@ static void _rtl92d_phy_switch_rf_setting(struct ieee80211_hw *hw, u8 channel)
>>  
>>
>>  u8 rtl92d_get_rightchnlplace_for_iqk(u8 chnl)
>>  {
>> -	u8 channel_all[59] = {
>> +	static const u8 channel_all[59] = {
>>  		1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14,
>>  		36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58,
>>  		60, 62, 64, 100, 102, 104, 106, 108, 110, 112,
>> @@ -3220,7 +3220,7 @@ void rtl92d_phy_config_macphymode_info(struct ieee80211_hw *hw)
>>  u8 rtl92d_get_chnlgroup_fromarray(u8 chnl)
>>  {
>>  	u8 group;
>> -	u8 channel_info[59] = {
>> +	static const u8 channel_info[59] = {
>>  		1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14,
>>  		36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56,
>>  		58, 60, 62, 64, 100, 102, 104, 106, 108,
> 
> These two arrays (channel_info and channel_all) are identical but
> laid out differently and could be combined and use a single name.
> 
Good spot, will send a V2.
> 

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