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Date:	Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:48:17 -0700
From:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To:	Tolga Ceylan <>
Cc:	Oleg Drokin <>,
	Andreas Dilger <>,
	Julia Lawall <>,
	Greg Donald <>,
	aybuke ozdemir <>,
	Al Viro <>,
	Tina Johnson <>,
	Joe Perches <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/1] staging: lustre/lustre/llite: get rid of incorrect
 type warning

On Mon, Jun 08, 2015 at 04:01:57PM -0700, Tolga Ceylan wrote:
> In dir.c and llite_lib.c, sparse reports multiple warnings messages
> due to different address spaces. This patch resolves these warnings
> by adding the tag __user for username addresses.
> Signed-off-by: Tolga Ceylan <>

Are you sure all of these are correct?  The kernel/user api for lustre
is a complex beast, and just casting away the pointer types isn't
usually the proper thing to do in order to resolve the issues here.


greg k-h
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