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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH V3] x86, amd_ucode: Skip microcode updates for final levels

>>> On 11.08.15 at 17:43, <aravind.gopalakrishnan@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 8/11/2015 10:32 AM, Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>>>>> +static bool_t check_final_patch_levels(int cpu)
>>>>>> unsigned int
>>>>> I can change this too, but- Any specific reason for this?
>>>>> The other sanity checker or verification functions like
>>>>> verify_patch_size() or microcode_fits() return a bool_t too..
>>>> "int cpu" is the issue (I am guessing), not the return type.
>>> Thought about that too.. but all the microcode_ops functions accept an
>>> 'int cpu'.
>>> I'm just using the same type in check_final_patch_levels().
>> And ideally all other bad examples would be fixed in a cleanup
>> patch too - CPU numbers can't be negative. In any event we
>> should aim at not proliferating such sub-optimal code.
> Okay, I can clean that up while at it.
> Would it be OK if I did a pre-patch to cleanup the 'int cpu' usage in 
> the microcode* files and then apply this patch on top of it?



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