Re: [PATCH] crypto: jitterentropy - avoid compiler warnings

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Tue Jun 23 2015 - 14:15:25 EST

Hi Stephan,

On Tue, Jun 23, 2015 at 4:18 PM, Stephan Mueller <smueller@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> may I ask that you check that the following patch compiles without errors or warnings on your systems?
> Though, when I test that patch with the AVR32 cross compiler, I get a warning about the code being not relaxable.
> Thank you very much.
> ---8<---
> The core of the Jitter RNG is intended to be compiled with -O0. To
> ensure that the Jitter RNG can be compiled on all architectures,
> separate out the RNG core into a stand-alone C file that can be compiled
> with -O0 which does not depend on any kernel include file.
> As no kernel includes can be used in the C file implementing the core
> RNG, any dependencies on kernel code must be extracted.
> A second file provides the link to the kernel and the kernel crypto API
> that can be compiled with the regular compile options of the kernel.
> Signed-off-by: Stephan Mueller <smueller@xxxxxxxxxx>

Thanks, the warnings I saw before with m68k-linux-gnu-gcc-4.1.2
are gone.



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