Re: [PATCH] staging: dgap: Fixed sparse error: same symbol redeclared with different type

From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Mar 18 2014 - 16:03:47 EST

On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 03:02:59AM -0700, Masood Mehmood wrote:
> sparse reported dgap_do_fep_load is redeclared with different type. while
> fixing, I noticed __user attribute is used incorrectly in declaration.
> There is no need to define __user for firware->data.
> Replaced the __user with 'const uchar *' from function dgap_do_fep_load and
> did the same for function dgap_do_bios_load
> patch generated against: next-20140317
> Signed-off-by: Masood Mehmood <>
> ---
> drivers/staging/dgap/dgap.c | 13 ++++++-------
> 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

This patch does not apply to my staging-next branch, sorry. Please redo
it and resend.


greg k-h
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