Re: [PATCH v3 02/10] spmi: Linux driver framework for SPMI

From: Lars-Peter Clausen
Date: Tue Oct 29 2013 - 15:18:11 EST

On 10/29/2013 05:30 PM, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> On 10/29/13 08:56, Josh Cartwright wrote:
>>>> +#define to_spmi_controller(d) container_of(d, struct spmi_controller, dev)
>>> Should be a inline function for better type safety.
>> Sounds good. Will change the to_spmi_*() macros.
> I was under the impression that container_of() already does type
> checking. At least it will ensure that typeof(d) == typeof(dev) in the
> above example which is about as good as it can get.

Well you'll get a warning, but the quality of the warning message is much
better when an inline function is used.

warning: initialization from incompatible pointer type


warning: Passing argument 1 of to_smpi_controller() from incompatible
pointer type. Expected struct device * got struct driver *

- Lars
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