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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/2] drm/i915/dp_mst: Cast intel_connector->port as drm_dp_mst_port
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On Mon, 06 Apr 2020, Lyude Paul <lyude@redhat.com> wrote:
> The only reason for having this cast as void * before was because we
> originally needed to use drm_dp_mst_get_port_validated() and friends in
> order to (attempt to) safely access MST ports. However, we've since
> improved how reference counting works with ports and mstbs such that we
> can now rely on drm_dp_mst_port structs remaining in memory for as long
> as the driver needs. This means we don't really need to cast this as
> void* anymore, and can just access the struct directly.

To/from void* does not need a cast in C anyway. ;)

Acked-by: Jani Nikula <jani.nikula@intel.com>

>
> We'll also need this for the next commit, so that we can remove
> drm_dp_mst_port_has_audio().
>
> Signed-off-by: Lyude Paul <lyude@redhat.com>
> Reviewed-by: Sean Paul <sean@poorly.run>
> ---
> drivers/gpu/drm/i915/display/intel_display_types.h | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/display/intel_display_types.h b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/display/intel_display_types.h
> index 5a0adf14ebef..0ddc98afe252 100644
> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/display/intel_display_types.h
> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/display/intel_display_types.h
> @@ -438,7 +438,7 @@ struct intel_connector {
> state of connector->polled in case hotplug storm detection changes it */
> u8 polled;
>
> - void *port; /* store this opaque as its illegal to dereference it */
> + struct drm_dp_mst_port *port;
>
> struct intel_dp *mst_port;

--
Jani Nikula, Intel Open Source Graphics Center

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