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Re: [PATCH] struct stat: don't typecast to struct kernel_stat were not needed
- From: Yury Norov <ynorov at caviumnetworks dot com>
- To: Chris Metcalf <cmetcalf at mellanox dot com>
- Cc: <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2016 19:26:57 +0300
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] struct stat: don't typecast to struct kernel_stat were not needed
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On Tue, Sep 06, 2016 at 12:19:12PM -0400, Chris Metcalf wrote:
> On 9/6/2016 7:28 AM, Yury Norov wrote:
> >The cast comes from the beginning of the git history, and probably was needed
> >when macro CHECK1() was used in syscalls. Now the cast is looking useless, and
> >breaks build if struct kernel_stat is not declared.
> > * sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/fxstat.c: Remove useless cast.
> > * sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/lxstat.c: Likewise.
> > * sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/xstat.c: Likewise.
> > * sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/i386/fxstat.c: Likewise.
> > * sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/i386/lxstat.c: Likewise.
> > * sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/i386/xstat.c: Likewise.
> >Signed-off-by: Yury Norov<email@example.com>
> I think you mean "where not needed" in the commit subject.
Yes. Should I resend it?