Re: linux-next: build failure after merge of the staging tree

From: Eli Billauer
Date: Sat Jul 27 2013 - 09:31:32 EST

Hello Greg,

I upgraded sparse 0.4.2 -> 0.4.4 and now we see the same error messages.

It will take me a few days to prepare a patch for that.

Thanks for your patience.

On 27/07/13 02:28, Greg KH wrote:
$ make M=drivers/staging/xillybus/ C=1
LD drivers/staging/xillybus//built-in.o
CHECK drivers/staging/xillybus//xillybus_core.c
drivers/staging/xillybus//xillybus_core.c:76:25: warning: symbol 'xillybus_wq' was not declared. Should it be static?
drivers/staging/xillybus//xillybus_core.c:175:57: warning: incorrect type in argument 2 (different address spaces)
drivers/staging/xillybus//xillybus_core.c:175:57: expected void [noderef]<asn:2>*<noident>
drivers/staging/xillybus//xillybus_core.c:175:57: got unsigned int [usertype] *
drivers/staging/xillybus//xillybus_core.c:309:39: warning: incorrect type in argument 2 (different address spaces)
drivers/staging/xillybus//xillybus_core.c:309:39: expected void [noderef]<asn:2>*<noident>
drivers/staging/xillybus//xillybus_core.c:309:39: got unsigned int [usertype] *
drivers/staging/xillybus//xillybus_core.c:606:55: warning: incorrect type in argument 2 (different address spaces)
drivers/staging/xillybus//xillybus_core.c:606:55: expected void [noderef]<asn:2>*<noident>
drivers/staging/xillybus//xillybus_core.c:606:55: got unsigned int [usertype] *

and goes on for a few screens.

$ sparse --version

Try a newer version and see if that fixes things.

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