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Date:   Fri, 20 Nov 2020 10:21:24 +0100
From:   Thomas Zimmermann <tzimmermann@...e.de>
To:     Xu Wang <vulab@...as.ac.cn>, b.zolnierkie@...sung.com,
        daniel.vetter@...ll.ch, jani.nikula@...el.com,
        dri-devel@...ts.freedesktop.org, linux-fbdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] video: goldfishfb: remove casting dma_alloc_coherent

Hi

Am 20.11.20 um 09:23 schrieb Xu Wang:
> Remove casting the values returned by dma_alloc_coherent.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Xu Wang <vulab@...as.ac.cn>
> ---
>   drivers/video/fbdev/goldfishfb.c | 3 +--
>   1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/video/fbdev/goldfishfb.c b/drivers/video/fbdev/goldfishfb.c
> index 9c83ec3f8e1f..c2f386b35617 100644
> --- a/drivers/video/fbdev/goldfishfb.c
> +++ b/drivers/video/fbdev/goldfishfb.c
> @@ -238,8 +238,7 @@ static int goldfish_fb_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
>   	fb->fb.var.blue.length = 5;
>   
>   	framesize = width * height * 2 * 2;
> -	fb->fb.screen_base = (char __force __iomem *)dma_alloc_coherent(
> -						&pdev->dev, framesize,
> +	fb->fb.screen_base = dma_alloc_coherent(&pdev->dev, framesize,
>   						&fbpaddr, GFP_KERNEL);

But dma_alloc_coherent() returns void*. I wonder if this change wouldn't 
result in a warning from the compiler.

Best regards
Thomas

>   	pr_debug("allocating frame buffer %d * %d, got %p\n",
>   					width, height, fb->fb.screen_base);
> 

-- 
Thomas Zimmermann
Graphics Driver Developer
SUSE Software Solutions Germany GmbH
Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
(HRB 36809, AG Nürnberg)
Geschäftsführer: Felix Imendörffer

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