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Date:   Tue, 5 Oct 2021 17:05:18 -0400
From:   Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
To:     Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:     Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@...i.de>,
        Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@...icios.com>,
        Rasmus Villemoes <linux@...musvillemoes.dk>,
        linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Paul <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
        Josh Triplett <josh@...htriplett.org>,
        Lai Jiangshan <jiangshanlai@...il.com>,
        "Joel Fernandes, Google" <joel@...lfernandes.org>,
        Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@...filter.org>,
        Jozsef Kadlecsik <kadlec@...filter.org>,
        Florian Westphal <fw@...len.de>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Hideaki YOSHIFUJI <yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org>,
        David Ahern <dsahern@...nel.org>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, rcu <rcu@...r.kernel.org>,
        netfilter-devel <netfilter-devel@...r.kernel.org>,
        coreteam <coreteam@...filter.org>,
        netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH] rcu: Use typeof(p) instead of typeof(*p) *

On Tue, 5 Oct 2021 13:45:52 -0700
Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org> 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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