[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] mempool/octeontx2: fix build with ICC

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Thu Jun 27 09:57:03 CEST 2019


On 6/27/2019 12:07 AM, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> The Intel compiler is pickier about casts and generates:
> otx2_mempool_ops.c(344): error #191: type qualifier is meaningless on cast type
>   	int64_t * const addr = (int64_t * const)
>   	                        ^
> This is because of the nature of const.
> In this example, the expression is being cast into a pointer
> that can not be modified. This is meanlingless because the
> expression is already a lvalue.
> 
> See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Const_(computer_programming)
> 
> Fixes: d7a0da3c0043 ("mempool/octeontx2: add fast path mempool ops")
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen at networkplumber.org>


Reviewed-by: Ferruh Yigit <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>

Applied, thanks.


More information about the dev mailing list