On Fri, Feb 02, 2018 at 05:11:02PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 4:53 PM, Dan Carpenter <dan.carpen...@oracle.com> 
> wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 02, 2018 at 04:32:31PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> >>       switch (cmd) {
> >> +     case EVTCHNOP_bind_interdomain:
> >> +             len = sizeof(struct evtchn_bind_interdomain);
> >> +             break;
> >
> > This was in the original code, but I'm slightly surpprised that we're
> > using a switch statement here instead of a table.  I would have thought
> > this is a fast path but I don't know xen at all.
> 
> I thought about using a table, but figured the switch statement
> had a lower risk of getting something slightly wrong during the
> conversion.
> 
> I would expect gcc to turn this into a table lookup, since all the
> constants are consecutive, but it should not really matter since
> this is only the fallback path for ancient Xen releases. When Xen
> guest support was first merged in 2007, it was already
> deprecated.
> 

Ah.  Ok.  That makes sense.

regards,
dan carpenter

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