Re: [PATCH] Pointer cast warnings in scripts/

From: J.A. Magallon
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 09:25:17 EST

On 06.21, Roman Zippel wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, 21 Jun 2005, Pierre Ossman wrote:
> > Should I extract the changes for bkbits and make a reversed patch?
> No, go through the warnings, analyze each one and choose an appropriate
> solution. You might want to keep notes, which you can post with the
> changelogs, so one can reproduce, why a certain change was done.

I started doing that, and the more warnings are related to strxxx functions.
They are defined as receiving 'char *' pointers, I do not know why someone
started to fill the sources with 'signed char *' for text strings...

I did not finish the cleaup due to lack of time, but I was planning to

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