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Date:	Wed, 17 Nov 2010 12:18:13 +0100
From:	Arnd Bergmann <>
To:	Catalin Marinas <>
Cc:	"Russell King - ARM Linux" <>,
	Stephen Boyd <>,
	Will Deacon <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 15/20] ARM: LPAE: use phys_addr_t instead of unsigned long for physical addresses

On Wednesday 17 November 2010, Catalin Marinas wrote:
> >
> > It may make sense to mark it const volatile, as that's the most
> > permissive set of attributes possible (iow, it'll accept any pointer
> > without warning.)  However, might be an idea to check what other
> > arches do.
> The majority of architectures use volatile and a few add both const
> and volatile.
> I usually use the generic headers as reference for function prototypes
> and that's just using volatile without a const (cc'ing Arnd for any
> view on this).

const volatile sounds right here, I can also change the generic header
if we agree to do the same in arm.

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