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Date:   Fri, 17 Jan 2020 15:55:55 +0000
From:   Quentin Monnet <quentin.monnet@...ronome.com>
To:     Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@...com>, bpf@...r.kernel.org,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, ast@...com, daniel@...earbox.net
Cc:     andrii.nakryiko@...il.com, kernel-team@...com
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next 4/4] bpftool: avoid const discard compilation
 warning

2020-01-16 22:08 UTC-0800 ~ Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@...com>
> Avoid compilation warning in bpftool when assigning disassembler_options by
> casting explicitly to non-const pointer.
> 
> Fixes: 3ddeac6705ab ("tools: bpftool: use 4 context mode for the NFP disasm")
> Signed-off-by: Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@...com>
> ---
>  tools/bpf/bpftool/jit_disasm.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/tools/bpf/bpftool/jit_disasm.c b/tools/bpf/bpftool/jit_disasm.c
> index bfed711258ce..22ef85b0f86c 100644
> --- a/tools/bpf/bpftool/jit_disasm.c
> +++ b/tools/bpf/bpftool/jit_disasm.c
> @@ -119,7 +119,7 @@ void disasm_print_insn(unsigned char *image, ssize_t len, int opcodes,
>  	info.arch = bfd_get_arch(bfdf);
>  	info.mach = bfd_get_mach(bfdf);
>  	if (disassembler_options)
> -		info.disassembler_options = disassembler_options;
> +		info.disassembler_options = (char *)disassembler_options;
>  	info.buffer = image;
>  	info.buffer_length = len;
>  
> 

Thanks Andrii,

This fix has been proposed and discussed before:
https://lore.kernel.org/bpf/20190328141652.wssqboyekxmp6tkw@yubo-2/t/#u

I still believe that we should not add the cast.

Best regards,
Quentin

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