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Date:   Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:27:31 +0200
From:   Greg KH <>
To:     Tuomo Rinne <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: rtl8192u: Improve readability and fix sparse
 warnings: cast from restricted __le16

On Sat, Apr 22, 2017 at 11:55:23PM +0100, Tuomo Rinne wrote:
> This patch fixes following sparse warnings:
> drivers/staging/rtl8192u//r8192U_dm.c:2307:49: warning: cast from restricted __le16
> drivers/staging/rtl8192u//r8192U_dm.c:2308:44: warning: cast from restricted __le16
> drivers/staging/rtl8192u//r8192U_dm.c:2309:44: warning: cast from restricted __le16
> In order to avoid the warnings the u4bAcParam variable is constructed
> using the cpu's endianness and in case of big endian architectures the
> variable is converted back to little endian before passed to write_nic_dword
> function.
> Also the patch improves readability by getting rid of unnecessary scope
> and splitting complex variable construction to multiple lines.

Don't do multiple things in the same patch, please break this up into
different patches, each one doing only one thing.


greg k-h

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