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SubjectRe: Converting struct timer_list callback argument to struct timer_list *
On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 1:13 PM, Thomas Gleixner <> wrote:
> On Wed, 30 Aug 2017, Kees Cook wrote:
>> Which gets me to here:
>> 747 files changed, 3363 insertions(+), 3410 deletions(-)
>> And current builds with the forced casts removed show about 400 more
>> call sites to fix...
> That's a herculean task. Chapeau!

Coccinelle has helped a lot, but yeah, not a small conversion! :P

>> Does this look alright,
> Very well done. I like the temporary typecast trick.

Okay, good. Since there's no sensible type checking here already, it
didn't seem _worse_. :)

>> and should some of this go into -next right
>> now, just to get some of the clean-ups into the tree? (Basically,
>> everything before "timer: Temporarily explicitly cast all callback
>> functions")
> Yes, just get that part in now.

Okay, I've sent the first 31 patches your way just now. I'll keep
grinding away at the rest...


Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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