[U-Boot] [PATCH 2/3 V2] common: Implement support for linker-generated arrays
marex at denx.de
Wed Sep 26 18:53:13 CEST 2012
Dear Wolfgang Denk,
> Dear Marek,
> In message <201209252224.32686.marex at denx.de> you wrote:
> > > > ... Such array though can
> > > >
> > > > later be accessed and used via special accessor.
> > >
> > > Can you please translate this to me? I don't get what it means.
> > That you call a function that returns the pointer to the first member of
> > the array.
> then please write this down?
I rewrote it, it made no sense.
> Do we always need such a function? Where is it coming from?
It's not a function, macro, sorry for the confusion
> Auto-generated? What about the memory footprint?
None, it's a macro. Doing exactly what &__u_boot_cmd... did, but instead of
doing it at n places, it does so at one place now and is expanded as needed.
> > You mean what ...
> > /**
> > *
> > This? Kernel-doc style ...
> It violates the kernel CodyngStyle...
Yes, well ... let's discuss it.
> Best regards,
> Wolfgang Denk
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