Re: [Intel-gfx] [RFC DO NOT MERGE] treewide: use __xchg in most obvious places

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On Tue, Jan 10, 2023 at 01:46:37PM +0100, Andrzej Hajda wrote:
> On 10.01.2023 12:07, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 10, 2023 at 11:53:06AM +0100, Andrzej Hajda wrote:


> > > +	return __xchg(&p_chain->p_prod_elem,
> > > +		      (void *)(((u8 *)p_chain->p_prod_elem) + p_chain->elem_size));
> > 
> > Wondering if you still need a (void *) casting after the change. Ditto for the
> > rest of similar cases.
> IMHO it is not needed also before the change and IIRC gcc has an extension
> which allows to drop (u8 *) cast as well [1].

I guess you can drop at least the former one.

> [1]:


> > Btw, is it done by coccinelle? If no, why not providing the script?
> Yes I have used cocci. My cocci skills are far from perfect, so I did not
> want to share my dirty code, but this is nothing secret:

Thank you! It's not about secrecy, it's about automation / error proofness.

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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