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Date:   Mon, 3 Aug 2020 06:24:01 +0200
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     Ashutosh Dixit <ashutosh.dixit@...el.com>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, mst@...hat.com,
        sudeep.dutt@...el.com, arnd@...db.de, vincent.whitchurch@...s.com,
        stable@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] vop: Add missing __iomem annotation in vop_dc_to_vdev()

On Sun, Aug 02, 2020 at 04:28:12PM -0700, Ashutosh Dixit wrote:
> Fix the following sparse warnings in drivers/misc/mic/vop//vop_main.c:
> 
> 551:58: warning: incorrect type in argument 1 (different address spaces)
> 551:58:    expected void const volatile [noderef] __iomem *addr
> 551:58:    got restricted __le64 *
> 560:49: warning: incorrect type in argument 1 (different address spaces)
> 560:49:    expected struct mic_device_ctrl *dc
> 560:49:    got struct mic_device_ctrl [noderef] __iomem *dc
> 579:49: warning: incorrect type in argument 1 (different address spaces)
> 579:49:    expected struct mic_device_ctrl *dc
> 579:49:    got struct mic_device_ctrl [noderef] __iomem *dc
> 
> Cc: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@...hat.com>
> Cc: Sudeep Dutt <sudeep.dutt@...el.com>
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
> Cc: Vincent Whitchurch <vincent.whitchurch@...s.com>
> Cc: stable <stable@...r.kernel.org>

Why is this a stable thing?  It doesn't fix a real bug, and sparse
warnings are not needed for stable trees, unless this is the last sparse
warning there.

thanks,

greg k-h

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