Re: Re: Re: Re: [PATCH] RDMA/siw: Fix compiler warnings on 32-bit due to u64/pointer abuse

From: Jason Gunthorpe
Date: Mon Aug 19 2019 - 12:05:06 EST

On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 03:54:56PM +0000, Bernard Metzler wrote:

> Absolutely. But these addresses are conveyed through the
> API as unsigned 64 during post_send(), and land in the siw
> send queue as is. During send queue processing, these addresses
> must be interpreted according to its context and transformed
> (casted) back to the callers intention. I frankly do not
> know what we can do differently... The representation of
> all addresses as unsigned 64 is given. Sorry for the confusion.

send work does not have pointers in it, so I'm confused what this is
about. Does siw allow userspace to stick an ordinary pointer for the
SG list?

The code paths here must be totally different, so there should be
different types and functions for each case.