[PATCH] PM / OPP: fix debugfs files for 64-bit

Viresh Kumar viresh.kumar at linaro.org
Wed Oct 7 04:21:49 PDT 2015

On 07-10-15, 12:07, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> Why would you be wanting to create a "unsigned long" as an api anyway?
> Just force it to be u64 all the time, can't you do that?

Okay, so the variable in question (lets say frequency) is an 'unsigned
long' and that's how all the APIs of clock framework expect/define

And you are probably saying that we do this:

unsigned long freq;

debugfs_create_u64((u64 *)&freq);

Right? Or are you asking to update clock APIs to be converted to u64?

This will break things on a 32 bit architecture where unsigned long is
32 bits long, as doing this will overwrite the next 32 bits:

*freq = XYZ;


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