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SubjectRe: [PATCH] linux-2.417 devfs 64bit portablility issue

> Isn't it about time we made the bitops take an unsigned long pointer
> argument, rather than a void pointer to catch errors like this?

Davem tried this a while ago (the changes made it into the vger tree)
but I think the number of casts required led to it being removed.

But I do agree, I have found long standing bugs before by changing them
to take an unsigned long.

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