Re: [PATCH 6/9] gpiolib: devres: use correct structure type name in sizeof

From: Julia Lawall
Date: Wed Jul 30 2014 - 04:49:31 EST

On Wed, 30 Jul 2014, Alexandre Courbot wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 12:16 AM, Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > From: Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall@xxxxxxx>
> >
> > Correct typo in the name of the type given to sizeof. Because it is the
> > size of a pointer that is wanted, the typo has no impact on compilation or
> > execution.
> >
> > This problem was found using Coccinelle ( The
> > semantic patch used can be found in message 0 of this patch series.
> Acked-by: Alexandre Courbot <acourbot@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Interestingly the compiler never complains despite gpiod_desc not
> being a declared type...

The compiler doesn't care. A pointer is a pointer, regardless of the

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