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SubjectRe: [PATCH] sparc64: Annotate pointers in PeeCeeI.c
From: Harvey Harrison <>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 17:15:19 -0700

> This has no functional changes, but annotates the code to make
> the endianness more clear. In addition, removes some of the only
> users of cpu_to_le[16|32]p in the kernel.
> Signed-off-by: Harvey Harrison <>

Remind me what the problem is with cpu_to_{le,be}*()?

The interface names define a direction, which in this case is
"CPU endianness to BE/LE endianness". And that is exactly
what is happening in the out*() routines.

This aids comprehension of the code and is quite useful IMHO.

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