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SubjectRe: [patch] block, sx8: fix pointer math issue getting fw version
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On 2012-03-03 09:04, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> 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.

Ah indeed, missed that. Thanks!

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Jens Axboe

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