[OPW,kernel,04/16] staging: gdm72xx: Remove useless cast on void pointer
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Message ID 20141030113215.GE15682@kt-Inspiron-3542
State New, archived
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Commit Message

Tapasweni Pathak Oct. 30, 2014, 11:32 a.m. UTC
void pointers do not need to be cast to other pointer types.

The semantic patch used to find this:

@r@
expression x;
void* e;
type T;
identifier f;
@@

(
  *((T *)e)
|
  ((T *)x)[...]
|
  ((T *)x)->f
|
- (T *)
  e
)

Build tested it.

Signed-off-by: Tapasweni Pathak <tapaswenipathak@gmail.com>
---
 drivers/staging/gdm72xx/gdm_wimax.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

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1.7.9.5

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diff --git a/drivers/staging/gdm72xx/gdm_wimax.c b/drivers/staging/gdm72xx/gdm_wimax.c
index 5b7747f..9cab54b 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/gdm72xx/gdm_wimax.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/gdm72xx/gdm_wimax.c
@@ -115,7 +115,7 @@  static void gdm_wimax_event_rcv(struct net_device *dev, u16 type, void *msg,
 {
 	struct nic *nic = netdev_priv(dev);

-	u8 *buf = (u8 *)msg;
+	u8 *buf = msg;
 	u16 hci_cmd =  (buf[0]<<8) | buf[1];
 	u16 hci_len = (buf[2]<<8) | buf[3];