[PATCH 6/6] [POWERPC] make struct property's value a void *

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Wed Apr 4 04:28:13 EST 2007

From: Segher Boessenkool <segher at kernel.crashing.org>
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2007 17:39:52 +0200

> Why?  It should logically be an u8 * (and nothing
> should ever cast it to anything else, accessor
> functions should be used instead to get 32-bit ints
> from it, etc.)

Ummm, no.

There are structures there, and other types of objects.

Look at how some of the sparc64 code does this, it's not a "u8 *" by
even the largest stretch of the imagination.

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