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    SubjectRe: Linux 3.1-rc9
    On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 9:48 AM, Martin Schwidefsky
    <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com> wrote:
    >
    > These types are still there because cputime_t can be u32 or u64. E.g. this
    >
    >  timer->expires.cpu = 0;
    >
    > will give the following sparse warning
    >
    >  kernel/posix-cpu-timers.c:463:46: warning: implicit cast to nocast type

    Ok, we should probably special-case zero for that case too (we
    consider zero to be very special - it's not only the NULL pointer, but
    0 is special for the bitwise types etc). So this is very arguably a
    sparse issue: casting zero is special.

    Linus
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