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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] pcmcia: ppc64 needs 64-bit ioaddr_t
    On Sat, May 12, 2007 at 09:31:05AM -0500, Olof Johansson wrote:
    > ppc64 really needs ioaddr_t to be 64-bit, since I/O addresses really
    > are MMIO addresses, and remapped to a high range.
    > While the type is exported to userspace, there hasn't been any platforms
    > with PCMCIA on 64-bit powerpc until now, so changing it won't regress
    > any existing users.

    In fact the only use of the type should be in the obsolete ioctl-based user
    interface. So instead of changing the size of the type you should

    a) make sure you're not using cardmgr
    b) fix up those places that still use ioaddr_t where they shouldn't
    and switch the to kio_addr_t (why not just unsigned long like all
    other busses?)

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