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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 13/30] net: Don't do pointless kmalloc return value casts in zd1211 driver
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    On Thu, 2007-08-30 at 22:20 +0200, Jesper Juhl wrote:
    > Ok, I must admit I didn't check with sparse since it seemed pointless
    > - we usually never cast void pointers to other pointer types,
    > specifically because the C language nicely guarantees that the right
    > thing will happen without the cast. Sometimes we have to cast them to
    > integer types, su sure we need the cast there. But what on earth
    > makes a "zd_addr_t *" so special that we have to explicitly cast a
    > "void *" to that type?

    http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=117113743902549&w=1

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