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batman-adv: use ether_addr_copy instead of memcpy in multicast code

Message ID 1392675155-26954-1-git-send-email-linus.luessing@web.de
State Superseded, archived
Commit fb4756fe5f6e58ca2ab208ca634ae4c8dd6e9499
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Commit Message

Linus Lüssing Feb. 17, 2014, 10:12 p.m. UTC
ether_addr_copy is supposed to be slightly more efficient for copying
mac addresses, so let's use it. This makes recent versions of checkpatch
happy, too.

Reported-by: Antonio Quartulli <antonio@meshcoding.com>
Signed-off-by: Linus Lüssing <linus.luessing@web.de>
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 multicast.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

Comments

Marek Lindner Feb. 18, 2014, 3:07 a.m. UTC | #1
On Monday 17 February 2014 23:12:35 Linus Lüssing wrote:
> ether_addr_copy is supposed to be slightly more efficient for copying
> mac addresses, so let's use it. This makes recent versions of checkpatch
> happy, too.
> 
> Reported-by: Antonio Quartulli <antonio@meshcoding.com>
> Signed-off-by: Linus Lüssing <linus.luessing@web.de>
> ---
>  multicast.c |    2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

We need an introduced by line, so Antonio later knows what patches to squash 
before sending them to David.

Cheers,
Marek
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diff --git a/multicast.c b/multicast.c
index 00bb30e..e69143b 100644
--- a/multicast.c
+++ b/multicast.c
@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@  static int batadv_mcast_mla_softif_get(struct net_device *dev,
 			break;
 		}
 
-		memcpy(&new->addr, &mc_list_entry->addr, ETH_ALEN);
+		ether_addr_copy(&new->addr, &mc_list_entry->addr);
 		hlist_add_head(&new->list, mcast_list);
 		ret++;
 	}