Re: [PATCH] x86: suppress sparse warning in copy_to_user()
From: Jan Beulich
Date: Tue Oct 04 2016 - 05:03:33 EST
>>> On 04.10.16 at 10:49, <johannes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > > If that was the case, everyone should have seen such warnings
>> > > from the day the original patch got introduced.
>> > Only if they run sparse. Clearly people don't, or we wouldn't have
>> > a history of a ton of such problems, e.g.
>> No - you say "which gcc declares with (void *, int type) prototype".
>> If that was the case, there would need to be a warning.
> There would need to be a warning when?
If the declaration used "void *" instead of "const void *".