[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ALSA: have snd_BUG_ON() always refer to arguments
tiwai at suse.de
Fri Nov 7 09:22:47 CET 2008
At Fri, 7 Nov 2008 03:05:56 -0500,
Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 03:03, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > At Fri, 7 Nov 2008 02:57:40 -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> >> On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 02:38, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> >> > At Fri, 7 Nov 2008 02:29:25 -0500, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> >> >> it also breaks
> >> >> valid C code if there were side effects in the (cond) as any other
> >> >> macro which does not properly utilize every argument exactly once.
> >> >
> >> > BTW, what do you mean this exactly?
> >> any potent statement. such as assignment or pre/post increment/decrement or ...
> > Well, in that case, such a code itself is buggy :)
> i'm not advocating doing this sort of thing, i'm saying that
> functions/macros should be written correctly so as to not break
> standard C behavior. a guy developing a codec driver could waste a
> lot of time because of this sort of thing.
Well, no, it's a clear bug of the driver.
A macro that ignores arguments is normal. Or do you think assert()
isn't a part of "standard" C ? :)
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