Re: [PATCH 01/10] staging: slicoss: slic.h: add a macro IOMEM_GET_FIELDADDR to fix sparse warnings

From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Sep 16 2016 - 08:57:34 EST

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On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 06:41:38PM +0800, zerons wrote:
> these marcos are used to get the value or address of a member of a `__iomem` structure.
> GET_FIELDADDR is like &iomem_obj->field, and
> GET_FIELD32 is iomem_obj->u32val, GET_FIELD64 is iomem_obj->u64val.
> If patch the .c file directly, the source gets into a mess.

But add the macro, and then use it, in the same patch, so we can verify
that this macro really is doing what you think it is doing, and so that
it is used at the same time (no need to add a macro that no one uses...


greg k-h