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Date:	Thu, 30 Aug 2007 15:19:53 -0700
From:	Joe Perches <>
To:	Jesper Juhl <>
Cc:	Daniel Drake <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,, "David S. Miller" <>,
	Ulrich Kunitz <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 13/30] net: Don't do pointless kmalloc return value
	casts in zd1211 driver

On Thu, 2007-08-30 at 22:20 +0200, Jesper Juhl wrote:
> Ok, I must admit I didn't check with sparse since it seemed pointless
> - we usually never cast void pointers to other pointer types,
> specifically because the C language nicely guarantees that the right
> thing will happen without the cast.  Sometimes we have to cast them to
> integer types, su sure we need the cast there.   But what on earth
> makes a "zd_addr_t *" so special that we have to explicitly cast a
> "void *" to that type?

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