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[dpdk-dev,01/13] eal: define container_of macro

Message ID 1480846288-2517-2-git-send-email-shreyansh.jain@nxp.com (mailing list archive)
State Superseded, archived
Delegated to: Thomas Monjalon
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checkpatch/checkpatch warning coding style issues

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Shreyansh Jain Dec. 4, 2016, 10:11 a.m. UTC
From: Jan Blunck <jblunck@infradead.org>

This macro is based on Jan Viktorin's original patch but also checks the
type of the passed pointer against the type of the member.

Signed-off-by: Jan Viktorin <viktorin@rehivetech.com>
Signed-off-by: Shreyansh Jain <shreyansh.jain@nxp.com>
[jblunck@infradead.org: add type checking and __extension__]
Signed-off-by: Jan Blunck <jblunck@infradead.org>
---
 lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 20 insertions(+)
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diff --git a/lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h b/lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h
index db5ac91..8dda3e2 100644
--- a/lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h
+++ b/lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h
@@ -331,6 +331,26 @@  rte_bsf32(uint32_t v)
 #define offsetof(TYPE, MEMBER)  __builtin_offsetof (TYPE, MEMBER)
 #endif
 
+/**
+ * Return pointer to the wrapping struct instance.
+ *
+ * Example:
+ *
+ *  struct wrapper {
+ *      ...
+ *      struct child c;
+ *      ...
+ *  };
+ *
+ *  struct child *x = obtain(...);
+ *  struct wrapper *w = container_of(x, struct wrapper, c);
+ */
+#ifndef container_of
+#define container_of(ptr, type, member)	__extension__ ({		\
+			typeof(((type *)0)->member) *_ptr = (ptr);	\
+			(type *)(((char *)_ptr) - offsetof(type, member)); })
+#endif
+
 #define _RTE_STR(x) #x
 /** Take a macro value and get a string version of it */
 #define RTE_STR(x) _RTE_STR(x)