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From: Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>
To: Tyler Retzlaff <roretzla@linux.microsoft.com>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org, stable@dpdk.org, dmitry.kozliuk@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] eal/windows: explicitly cast void * to type *
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2021 10:10:39 -0800
Message-ID: <20210117101039.1dcf7201@hermes.local> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1610739501-21508-1-git-send-email-roretzla@linux.microsoft.com>

On Fri, 15 Jan 2021 11:38:21 -0800
Tyler Retzlaff <roretzla@linux.microsoft.com> wrote:

> Explicitly cast void * to type * so that eal headers may be compiled
> as C or C++.
> 
> Fixes: e8428a9d89f1 ("eal/windows: add some basic functions and macros")
> Cc: stable@dpdk.org
> 
> Signed-off-by: Tyler Retzlaff <roretzla@linux.microsoft.com>
> ---
>  lib/librte_eal/windows/include/rte_os.h | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/lib/librte_eal/windows/include/rte_os.h b/lib/librte_eal/windows/include/rte_os.h
> index ea3fe60e5..7ef38ff06 100644
> --- a/lib/librte_eal/windows/include/rte_os.h
> +++ b/lib/librte_eal/windows/include/rte_os.h
> @@ -86,7 +86,7 @@ asprintf(char **buffer, const char *format, ...)
>  		return -1;
>  	size++;
>  
> -	*buffer = malloc(size);
> +	*buffer = (char *)malloc(size);
>  	if (*buffer == NULL)
>  		return -1;
>  

Why is the compiler enforcing C++ rules on code that is inside "extern C {"?

Bigger question is why is this code inlined? It is not critical path
and should be a function.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-01-17 18:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-12  1:18 [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] eal/headers: " Tyler Retzlaff
2021-01-13 17:52 ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-14  5:45   ` Tyler Retzlaff
2021-01-14  7:05     ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-14 10:55       ` Bruce Richardson
2021-01-14 18:27         ` Dmitry Kozlyuk
2021-01-14 18:49           ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-01-15 19:21         ` Tyler Retzlaff
2021-01-17 17:13           ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-01-15 19:38 ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2] eal/windows: " Tyler Retzlaff
2021-01-17 17:19   ` Thomas Monjalon
2021-01-17 18:10   ` Stephen Hemminger [this message]
2021-01-17 19:51     ` Dmitry Kozlyuk

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