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    SubjectRe: unsigned long ioremap()?
    David Woodhouse wrote:
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    > abramo@alsa-project.org said:
    > > The problem I see is that with the former solution nothing prevents
    > > from to do:
    >
    > > regs->reg2 = 13;
    >
    > > That's indeed the reason to change ioremap prototype for 2.5.
    >
    > An alternative is to add an fixed offset to the cookie before returning it,
    > and subtract it again in {read,write}[bwl].

    You understand that in this way you change a compile time warning in a
    runtime error (conditioned to path reaching, not easy to interpret,
    etc.)

    IMO this is a far less effective debugging strategy.

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    Abramo Bagnara mailto:abramo@alsa-project.org

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    It sounds good!
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