Re: Parenthesize macros in xfs

From: Nathan Scott
Date: Mon Mar 20 2006 - 16:44:12 EST

Hi Jan,

On Mon, Mar 20, 2006 at 10:39:45PM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >> while browsing through the xfs/linux source, I noticed that many macros do
> >> not do proper bracing. I have started to cook up a patch, but would like
> >> feedback first before I continue for nothing.
> >> It goes like this:
> >> ...
> >
> >That looks fine. Please be sure to work on the -mm tree or on
> >CVS on, so as to reduce your level of patch conflict.
> >
> Hm, would not it even be better to make them 'static inline' functions?

Probably, I guess I'd want to see how invasive the patch becomes...?
I really dislike those _ACL macros (around that example you gave, that
could do with a cleanup all of its own - switching to xfs_acl_ maybe).
Also watch for macros that modify their parameters, I got burned by
doing an inline conversion a few releases back on just such a beast..


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