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From: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>
To: Thomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon@6wind.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] lib: include rte_memory.h for __rte_cache_aligned
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:17:27 -0500
Message-ID: <20141211141727.GC28213@hmsreliant.think-freely.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <30845403.kPBAiWVWY3@xps13>

On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 01:36:54AM +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
> Hi Neil,
> 
> 2014-12-10 19:28, Neil Horman:
> > On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 07:09:03PM +0000, Jia Yu wrote:
> > > Hi Neil,
> > > 
> > > Moving __rte_cache_aligned right after struct keyword will help. On the
> > > other hand, enforcing this rule for existing (100+) and future definitions
> > > will be difficult. It¹s clearer and a good practice to include header file
> > > explicitly.
> > > 
> > You need to include the header file regardless of what you do.  The advantage to
> > placing the macro right after the struct keyword is that failure to include the
> > header will result in a compiler error, rather than silent behavioral changes
> > and run time breakage.
> > 
> > You don't have to enforce putting the attribute after the struct keyword, I'd
> > say just move them now to protect the current code.  Subsequent patch authors
> > will see the existing style and follow suit.  Or they won't, and we'll point out
> > the issue during review.
> 
> It should be a different patch for next release cycle.
> Let's apply this fix only for 1.8.0.
> 
Why?  Theres no harm in doing so now.
Neil

  reply	other threads:[~2014-12-11 14:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-11-07 17:28 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] " Jia Yu
2014-11-10  9:46 ` Thomas Monjalon
2014-11-17 19:07   ` Jia Yu
2014-12-08 15:04 ` [dpdk-dev] " Neil Horman
2014-12-09  8:53   ` Olivier MATZ
2014-12-09  9:11     ` Jia Yu
2014-12-09 15:22     ` Neil Horman
2014-12-10 19:09       ` Jia Yu
2014-12-11  0:28         ` Neil Horman
2014-12-11  0:36           ` Thomas Monjalon
2014-12-11 14:17             ` Neil Horman [this message]
2014-12-11 21:14               ` Thomas Monjalon
2014-12-11  0:51       ` Thomas Monjalon

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