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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4.22pre10+aa: XFS has it right, setxattr() takes "const void *"
On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 01:02:16PM -0400, Chip Salzenberg wrote:
> It seems that the XFS developers have the right idea about setxattr(),
> namely that it should take a "const void *" parameter for the attributes
> it will set, rather than "void *".
>
> This patch Makes It So. It is in some sense only cosmetic, since the
> generated code is the same, but the usage of const is a Good Thing for
> this kind of interface.

Well, the const is how it works on 2.5, 2.4 should not change module
APIs. Please submit a patch for XFS instead to remove the const for
2.4.

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