Re: [RFC, PATCH net-next-2.6] net: introduce a macro to traversethrough uc_list easily

From: Jiri Pirko
Date: Sat Jan 23 2010 - 13:28:32 EST

Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 11:01:40AM CET, davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>From: Jiri Pirko <jpirko@xxxxxxxxxx>
>Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 16:13:02 +0100
>> Therefore that would be good to introduce a macro that can be used to traverse
>> through addresses in the list without caller knowing anything about the type of
>> the list. I think this kind of an abstraction is appropriate on this place.
>> Also during the phase of changing, the macro can use the original list and onc ...
>> What do you think about this? Please comment.
>Yes this is the way to do it, three steps:
>1) Add interface macros that iterate using the existing
> datastructure
>2) Convert drivers to use #1
>3) Convert to list_head

Yes, I know the drill. I just wanted to be sure that final macro (kinda ugly)
will be accepted... I'll first make uc_list part (and that's how mc_list part
will lool like finally). Will post soon.


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