Re: [PATCH] time: correct the prototype of ns_to_kernel_old_timeval and ns_to_timespec64

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Tue Jul 12 2022 - 05:25:47 EST

On Tue, Jul 12, 2022 at 11:47 AM Youngmin Nam <youngmin.nam@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> In ns_to_kernel_old_timeval() definition,
> the function argument is defined with const identifier in kernel/time/time.c,
> but the prototype in include/linux/time32.h looks different.
> - The function is defined in kernel/time/time.c as below:
> struct __kernel_old_timeval ns_to_kernel_old_timeval(const s64 nsec)
> - The function is decalared in include/linux/time32.h as below:
> extern struct __kernel_old_timeval ns_to_kernel_old_timeval(s64 nsec);
> Because the variable of arithmethic types isn't modified in the calling scope,
> there's no need to mark arguments as const.
> And there is a review in Link[1] why it was omitted during review stage,
> so they should be matched.
> Likewise, we can remove the "const" keyword in both definition and declaration
> of ns_to_timespec64() as it was metentined below Link[2] and Link[3].
> Link[1]:
> Link[2]:
> Link[3]:
> Fixes: a84d1169164b ("y2038: Introduce struct __kernel_old_timeval")
> Signed-off-by: Youngmin Nam <youngmin.nam@xxxxxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>