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Date:   Thu, 18 Jun 2020 16:35:45 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To:     Barry Song <song.bao.hua@...ilicon.com>
Cc:     <davem@...emloft.net>, <yisen.zhuang@...wei.com>,
        <salil.mehta@...wei.com>, <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        <linyunsheng@...wei.com>, <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        <linuxarm@...wei.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/5] net: hns3: pointer type of buffer should be void

On Thu, 18 Jun 2020 13:02:08 +1200 Barry Song wrote:
> Move the type of buffer address from unsigned char to void
> 
> Signed-off-by: Barry Song <song.bao.hua@...ilicon.com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns3/hns3_enet.c | 2 +-
>  drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns3/hns3_enet.h | 2 +-
>  2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns3/hns3_enet.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns3/hns3_enet.c
> index 1817d7f2e5f6..61b5a849b162 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns3/hns3_enet.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns3/hns3_enet.c
> @@ -3070,7 +3070,7 @@ static int hns3_handle_rx_bd(struct hns3_enet_ring *ring)
>  		return -ENXIO;
>  
>  	if (!skb)
> -		ring->va = (unsigned char *)desc_cb->buf + desc_cb->page_offset;
> +		ring->va = desc_cb->buf + desc_cb->page_offset;
>  
>  	/* Prefetch first cache line of first page
>  	 * Idea is to cache few bytes of the header of the packet. Our L1 Cache
> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns3/hns3_enet.h b/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns3/hns3_enet.h
> index 66cd4395f781..9f64077ee834 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns3/hns3_enet.h
> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/hns3/hns3_enet.h
> @@ -407,7 +407,7 @@ struct hns3_enet_ring {
>  
>  	u32 pull_len; /* head length for current packet */
>  	u32 frag_num;
> -	unsigned char *va; /* first buffer address for current packet */
> +	void *va; /* first buffer address for current packet */
>  
>  	u32 flag;          /* ring attribute */
>  

I think void pointer arithmetic is questionable in the eyes of the C
standard. But I'm not sure about kernel C.

Otherwise series looks good to me.

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