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SubjectRe: [patch] block, sx8: fix pointer math issue getting fw version
On Sat, Mar 03, 2012 at 08:00:28AM +0100, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On 2012-03-03 07:58, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > On 2012-03-02 20:00, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> >> "mem" is type u8. We need parenthesis here or it screws up the pointer
> >> math probably leading to an oops.
> >
> > Applied, thanks Dan. I have marked it stable, too.
>
> Hmm wait Dan, seems to me that u8 pointer math should be equiv to char *
> pointer math and hence it'd work just fine. Are you sure this is a bug?

It's the cast on the line before is what breaks it. We need the
parentheses so we add first then cast the result.

regards,
dan carpenter

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