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Date:   Thu, 31 Aug 2017 22:13:46 +0200 (CEST)
From:   Thomas Gleixner <>
To:     Kees Cook <>
cc:     Christoph Hellwig <>,
        LKML <>
Subject: Re: Converting struct timer_list callback argument to struct timer_list

On Wed, 30 Aug 2017, Kees Cook wrote:
> Which gets me to here:
>  747 files changed, 3363 insertions(+), 3410 deletions(-)
> And current builds with the forced casts removed show about 400 more
> call sites to fix...

That's a herculean task. Chapeau!

> Does this look alright,

Very well done. I like the temporary typecast trick.

> and should some of this go into -next right
> now, just to get some of the clean-ups into the tree? (Basically,
> everything before "timer: Temporarily explicitly cast all callback
> functions")

Yes, just get that part in now.



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