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Re: [PATCH] I/O helpers rework

To: Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] I/O helpers rework
From: Richard Sandiford <rsandifo@redhat.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 11:05:18 +0000
Cc: macro@mips.com, ralf@linux-mips.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, macro@linux-mips.org
In-reply-to: <20050114.105227.25909305.nemoto@toshiba-tops.co.jp> (Atsushi Nemoto's message of "Fri, 14 Jan 2005 10:52:27 +0900 (JST)")
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Atsushi Nemoto <anemo@mba.ocn.ne.jp> writes:
> rsandifo> You can't dereference it, obviously, just like you can't
> rsandifo> deference a normal "void *".  But you can assign it to any
> rsandifo> "volatile T *" without an explicit cast.  I assumed that's
> rsandifo> what was happening in this case?
>
> Assigning "void *" to "volatile T *" is not a problem.  Compiler warns
> if you assigned "volatile T *" to "void *".

Ooops!  Quite right, and thanks for the correction.  (That's what
I meant to write really, honest ;)

Richard

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