Re: Code obfuscation in acpi

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sat Jan 18 2003 - 17:39:59 EST


> > #define acpi_driver_data(d) ((d)->driver_data)
> >
> > ... very nice for obfuscating code ...
> sysfs-based buses use <foo>_{get,set}_drvdata, which looks exactly the
> same as this here.

I think such wrappers are really bad idea, see for example this: I
thought "what kind of cleverness is going on here,", and it was very
simple in fact.

        else {
                entry->proc_fops = &acpi_thermal_state_fops;
                entry->data = acpi_driver_data(device);

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