Re: [PULL REQUEST] Please pull rdma.git

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Mon Aug 19 2019 - 06:08:30 EST

Hi Doug, Bernard,

On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 5:00 PM Doug Ledford <dledford@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Fairly small pull request for -rc3. I'm out of town the rest of this
> week, so I made sure to clean out as much as possible from patchworks in
> enough time for 0-day to chew through it (Yay! for 0-day being back
> online! :-)). Jason might send through any emergency stuff that could
> pop up, otherwise I'm back next week.
> The only real thing of note is the siw ABI change. Since we just merged
> siw *this* release, there are no prior kernel releases to maintain
> kernel ABI with. I told Bernard that if there is anything else about
> the siw ABI he thinks he might want to change before it goes set in
> stone, he should get it in ASAP. The siw module was around for several
> years outside the kernel tree, and it had to be revamped considerably
> for inclusion upstream, so we are making no attempts to be backward
> compatible with the out of tree version. Once 5.3 is actually released,
> we will have our baseline ABI to maintain.


> - Allow siw to be built on 32bit arches (siw, ABI change, but OK since
> siw was just merged this merge window and there is no prior released
> kernel to maintain compatibility with and we also updated the
> rdma-core user space package to match)

> Bernard Metzler (1):
> RDMA/siw: Change CQ flags from 64->32 bits

Obviously none of this was ever compiled for a 32-bit platform?!?

Patch sent to kill the warnings.
But there may be deeper issues not exposed by them.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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