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Date:	Wed, 26 Feb 2014 18:09:31 -0800
From:	Joe Perches <>
To:	Greg KH <>
Cc:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: The sheer number of sparse warnings in the kernel

On Wed, 2014-02-26 at 17:34 -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 04:11:30PM -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > I have seen this phenomenon, too.  I also see a bunch of sparse warnings
> > which are clearly bogus, for example complaining about sizeof(bool) when
> > in bits like:
> > 
> > 		__this_cpu_write(swallow_nmi, false);
> I guess the first thing would be to do is look to try to fix things like
> the "bool" issue you have here.

I wonder what the "fix" would be as by standard
_Bool doesn't have a defined size.

Probably another sparse -Wno-sizeof-bool flag.
(just added and submitted)

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