Re: [patch] add private data to notifier_block

From: Kristen Accardi
Date: Thu Mar 23 2006 - 12:52:25 EST

On Thu, 2006-03-23 at 05:06 -0500, Jes Sorensen wrote:
> >>>>> "Kristen" == Kristen Accardi <kristen.c.accardi@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Kristen> On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 14:04 -0500, Alan Stern wrote:
> >> I still think this isn't really needed. The same effect can be
> >> accomplished by embedding a notifier_block struct within a larger
> >> structure that also contains the data pointer.
> Kristen> I thought of this, but felt it would make for less easy to
> Kristen> read code. But, that's just my personal style.
> I'd have to vote for Alan's side here. Thats why we have the
> containerof() stuff. It also means you can embed more than just a
> pointer with the notifier block and it will generate more efficient
> code when doing so.
> Cheers,
> Jes

Ok, I bow to peer pressure and will do this your way. :) You can ignore
this patch.

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