libfdt: Abolish fdt_offset_ptr_typed()

Jon Loeliger jdl at
Wed Nov 21 02:06:11 EST 2007

So, like, the other day David Gibson mumbled:
> The fdt_offset_ptr_typed() macro seemed like a good idea at the time.
> However, it's not actually used all that often, it can silently throw
> away const qualifications and it uses a gcc extension (typeof) which
> I'd prefer to avoid for portability.
> Therefore, this patch gets rid of it (and the fdt_offset_ptr_typed_w()
> variant which was never used at all).  It also makes a few variables
> const in testcases, which always should have been const, but weren't
> caught before because of the aforementioned silent discards.
> Signed-off-by: David Gibson <david at>



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