Re: [PATCH 1/5] KVM: change API for requests to match bit operations

From: Andrew Jones
Date: Fri Feb 17 2017 - 04:50:23 EST

On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 10:30:14AM +0100, Cornelia Huck wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:04:45 +0100
> Radim KrÄmÃÅ <rkrcmar@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > +static inline void kvm_request_set(unsigned req, struct kvm_vcpu *vcpu)
> Should we make req unsigned long as well, so that it matches the bit
> api even more?

The bitops API is inconsistent among architectures; some are int, some
are unsigned int, some are unsigned long, and x86 is long. If we want
to be consistent with something, then, IMO, we should be consistent with
asm-generic/bitops, which is int, but actually unsigned makes more sense
to me...