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[dpdk-dev,2/2] Ensure constness of target pointer type

Message ID 1487082966-21074-2-git-send-email-jblunck@infradead.org (mailing list archive)
State Accepted, archived
Delegated to: Thomas Monjalon
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Jan Blunck Feb. 14, 2017, 2:36 p.m. UTC
This adds a check to ensure that the container_of() macro is not used to
cast away (remove) constness.

Signed-off-by: Jan Blunck <jblunck@infradead.org>
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 lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h | 2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
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diff --git a/lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h b/lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h
index c421708..e057f6e 100644
--- a/lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h
+++ b/lib/librte_eal/common/include/rte_common.h
@@ -348,6 +348,8 @@  rte_bsf32(uint32_t v)
 #ifndef container_of
 #define container_of(ptr, type, member)	__extension__ ({		\
 			const typeof(((type *)0)->member) *_ptr = (ptr); \
+			__attribute__((unused)) type *_target_ptr =	\
+				(type *)(ptr);				\
 			(type *)(((uintptr_t)_ptr) - offsetof(type, member)); \
 		})
 #endif