[PATCH 06/12] openrisc: Use of_get_cpu_hwid()

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Oct 6 14:27:28 PDT 2021

On Thu, Oct 07, 2021 at 05:44:00AM +0900, Stafford Horne wrote:
> You have defined of_get_cpu_hwid to return u64, will this create compiler
> warnings when since we are storing a u64 into a u32?
> It seems only if we make with W=3.

Yes.  This is done by -Wconversion, "Warn for implicit conversions that
may alter a value."

> I thought we usually warned on this.

This warning is not in -Wall or -Wextra either, it suffers too much from
false positives.  It is very natural to just ignore the high bits of
modulo types (which is what "unsigned" types *are*).  Or the bits that
"fall off" on a conversion.  The C standard makes this required
behaviour, it is useful, and it is the only convenient way of getting


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