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Date:	Thu, 7 Aug 2014 19:18:13 -0700
From:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:	Martin Berglund <martin@...sta.net>
Cc:	Forest Bond <forest@...ttletooquiet.net>,
	Guido Martínez <guido@...guardiasur.com.ar>,
	devel@...verdev.osuosl.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: vt6655: wpactl.c: Fix sparse warnings

On Thu, Aug 07, 2014 at 11:08:34PM +0100, Martin Berglund wrote:
> Add missing __user macro casting in the function wpa_set_keys.
> This is okay since the function handles the possibility of
> param->u.wpa_key.key and param->u.wpa_key.seq pointing to
> kernelspace using a flag, fcpfkernel.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Martin Berglund <martin@...sta.net>
> ---
> This was submitted as part of Eudyptula challenge task 16
> 
>  drivers/staging/vt6655/wpactl.c |    8 ++++++--
>  1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/vt6655/wpactl.c b/drivers/staging/vt6655/wpactl.c
> index 5f454ca..d75dd79 100644
> --- a/drivers/staging/vt6655/wpactl.c
> +++ b/drivers/staging/vt6655/wpactl.c
> @@ -224,7 +224,9 @@ int wpa_set_keys(PSDevice pDevice, void *ctx,
>  	} else {
>  		spin_unlock_irq(&pDevice->lock);
>  		if (param->u.wpa_key.key &&
> -		    copy_from_user(&abyKey[0], param->u.wpa_key.key, param->u.wpa_key.key_len)) {
> +		    copy_from_user(&abyKey[0],
> +				   (void __user *)param->u.wpa_key.key,

Would it be better to mark this pointer as __user in the structure
itself?  Or is it also used as a kernel structure in other places?

thanks,

greg k-h
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