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Date:   Tue, 5 Oct 2021 17:05:18 -0400
From:   Steven Rostedt <>
To:     Linus Torvalds <>
Cc:     Jan Engelhardt <>,
        Mathieu Desnoyers <>,
        Rasmus Villemoes <>,
        linux-kernel <>,
        Paul <>,
        Josh Triplett <>,
        Lai Jiangshan <>,
        "Joel Fernandes, Google" <>,
        Pablo Neira Ayuso <>,
        Jozsef Kadlecsik <>,
        Florian Westphal <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Hideaki YOSHIFUJI <>,
        David Ahern <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>, rcu <>,
        netfilter-devel <>,
        coreteam <>,
        netdev <>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH] rcu: Use typeof(p) instead of typeof(*p) *

On Tue, 5 Oct 2021 13:45:52 -0700
Linus Torvalds <> wrote:

> If there was some clean and simple solution to the compiler warning
> problem, that would be one thing. But when you think you need to
> change core RCU macros, or lie to the compiler about the type system,
> at that point it's not some clean and simple fix any more. At that
> point you're literally making things worse than just exposing the
> type.

Fine, I'll just create a separate header file with all that is needed and
add it to the include. At least that way, it doesn't muck up the rest of
the header file.

-- Steve

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