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Date:   Fri, 3 Nov 2017 12:49:46 +0100
From:   Greg KH <>
To:     Matthew Giassa <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: wlan-ng: resolve sparse endianness error.

On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 11:06:18PM -0700, Matthew Giassa wrote:
> Adding le16_to_cpu conversion in prism2sta.c, to resolve outstanding
> sparse errors as noted in the current TODO in staging-next. Original
> error:
>   CHECK   drivers/staging//wlan-ng/prism2usb.c
> drivers/staging//wlan-ng/prism2sta.c:1450:29: warning: incorrect type in assignment (different base types)
> drivers/staging//wlan-ng/prism2sta.c:1450:29:    expected unsigned short [unsigned] [usertype] link_status_new
> drivers/staging//wlan-ng/prism2sta.c:1450:29:    got restricted __le16 [usertype] linkstatus
> Sparse error no longer present after change.
> Signed-off-by: Matthew Giassa <>
> ---
>  drivers/staging/wlan-ng/prism2sta.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

This does not apply to my tree at all :(

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