Re: [PATCH 1/2] x86: asm/bitops.h
- Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:48:08 -0700
- From: Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] x86: asm/bitops.h
On Thu, 16 Mar 2017 20:07:08 +0100 Joakim Tjernlund <joakim.tjernlund@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Replace void * cast with uintptr_t to do pointer arithmetic's
Why? The changelog doesn't describe whats wrong with the current code
and gives nobody any reason to apply the patch.
> Cc: <stable@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> # v4.9+
And you think it should be backported! That makes it even more
important that the changelog contain a full description of the
end-user visible impact of the fix.