Re: [PATCH 00/14] gcc-7 warnings

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Fri Jul 14 2017 - 06:29:58 EST

On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 11:25:12AM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> This series should shut up all warnings introduced by gcc-6 or gcc-7 on
> today's linux-next, as observed in "allmodconfig" builds on x86,
> arm and arm64.
> I have sent some of these before, but some others are new, as I had
> at some point disabled the -Wint-in-bool-context warning in my
> randconfig testing and did not notice the other warnings.
> I have another series to address all -Wformat-overflow warnings,
> and one more patch to turn off the -Wformat-truncation warnings
> unless we build with "make W=1". I'll send that separately.
> Most of these are consist of trivial refactoring of the code to
> shut up false-positive warnings, the one exception being
> "staging:iio:resolver:ad2s1210 fix negative IIO_ANGL_VEL read",
> which fixes a regression against linux-3.1 that has gone
> unnoticed since then. Still, review from subsystem maintainers
> would be appreciated.
> I would suggest that Andrew Morton can pick these up into linux-mm
> so we can make sure they all make it into the release. Alternatively
> Linus might feel like picking them all up himself.
> While I did not mark the harmless ones for stable backports,
> Greg may also want to pick them up once they go upstream, to
> help build-test the stable kernels with gcc-7.

Thanks for these, I'll keep an eye out for them to get into the stable
trees, so I can eventually update my test-build box to gcc-7.


greg k-h