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SubjectRE: [PATCH] RDMA/siw: fix pointer cast warning
From: Arnd Bergmann
> Sent: 15 December 2022 17:04
> From: Arnd Bergmann <>
> The previous build fix left a remaining issue in configurations
> with 64-bit dma_addr_t on 32-bit architectures:
> drivers/infiniband/sw/siw/siw_qp_tx.c: In function 'siw_get_pblpage':
> drivers/infiniband/sw/siw/siw_qp_tx.c:32:37: error: cast to pointer from integer of different size [-
> Werror=int-to-pointer-cast]
> 32 | return virt_to_page((void *)paddr);
> | ^
> Use the same double cast here that the driver uses elsewhere
> to convert between dma_addr_t and void*.
> It took me a while to figure out why this driver does it
> like this, as there is no hardware access and it just stores
> kernel pointers in place of device addresses when communicating
> with the rdma core and with user space.

I hope that doesn't mean it is relying on user space only
giving it back valid values?


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