Re: [PATCH 2/2] netcp: add more __le32 annotations

From: David Miller
Date: Fri Dec 11 2015 - 19:35:53 EST

From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2015 16:32:59 +0100

> The handling of epib and psdata remains a bit unclear in the driver,
> as we access the same fields both as CPU-endian and through DMA
> from the device.
> Sparse warns about this:
> ti/netcp_core.c:1147:21: warning: incorrect type in assignment (different base types)
> ti/netcp_core.c:1147:21: expected unsigned int [usertype] *[assigned] epib
> ti/netcp_core.c:1147:21: got restricted __le32 *<noident>
> This uses __le32 types in a few places and uses __force where the code
> looks fishy. The previous patch should really have produced the correct
> behavior, but this second patch is needed to shut up the warnings about
> it. Ideally it would be slightly rewritten to not need those casts,
> but I don't dare do that without access to the hardware for proper
> testing.
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>

Applied to net-next.
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