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Date:	Sat, 02 Nov 2013 21:19:46 +0400
From:	Рустафа Джамурахметов <>
To:	Michal Nazarewicz <>,
	Andrew Morton <>
Cc:	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drivers: w1: make w1_slave::flags long to avoid casts


02.11.2013, 20:59, "Michal Nazarewicz" <>:
>>  Argh, why would we just don't do that? Its in-memory field, it can be
>>  anything, I wouldn't be surprised if it even can be non-atomic because
>>  of proper locks already being held
> If the driver does not require an atomic set_bit operation for setting
> and testing the flag, feel free to prepare a patch replacing the whole
> thing with a plain bool.

Please make sure it is properly protected if it is ever required
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