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Date:	Wed, 18 Jun 2014 22:14:06 -0700
From:	Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:	Seunghun Lee <waydi1@...il.com>
Cc:	devel@...verdev.osuosl.org, alois.schloegl@...il.com,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: ced1401: fix sparse warning for ced1401

On Sat, Jun 14, 2014 at 02:04:38PM +0900, Seunghun Lee wrote:
> This patch fixes below warning.
> 
> drivers/staging/ced1401/ced_ioc.c:703:30: warning: incorrect type in assignment (different address spaces)
> 	drivers/staging/ced1401/ced_ioc.c:703:30:    expected void *[usertype] lpvBuff
> 	drivers/staging/ced1401/ced_ioc.c:703:30:    got char [noderef] <asn:1>*puBuf
> 
> Signed-off-by: Seunghun Lee <waydi1@...il.com>
> ---
>  drivers/staging/ced1401/ced_ioc.c |    2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/ced1401/ced_ioc.c b/drivers/staging/ced1401/ced_ioc.c
> index ebbc509..963b941 100644
> --- a/drivers/staging/ced1401/ced_ioc.c
> +++ b/drivers/staging/ced1401/ced_ioc.c
> @@ -700,7 +700,7 @@ static int SetArea(DEVICE_EXTENSION *pdx, int nArea, char __user *puBuf,
>  		/*  kmap() or kmap_atomic() to get a virtual address. page_address will give you */
>  		/*  (null) or at least it does in this context with an x86 machine. */
>  		spin_lock_irq(&pdx->stagedLock);
> -		pTA->lpvBuff = puBuf;	/*  keep start of region (user address) */
> +		pTA->lpvBuff = (__force void *)puBuf;	/*  keep start of region (user address) */

Shouldn't you change the type of lpvBuff instead of having to force this
cast?

thanks,

greg k-h
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