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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.