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Date:	Fri, 25 Jul 2014 02:18:17 -0700
From:	Jeff Kirsher <>
Cc:	Mark Rustad <>,,,,
	Jeff Kirsher <>
Subject: [net-next] netlink: Fix shadow warning on jiffies

From: Mark Rustad <>

Change formal parameter name to not shadow the global jiffies.

Signed-off-by: Mark Rustad <>
Signed-off-by: Jeff Kirsher <>
 include/net/netlink.h | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/net/netlink.h b/include/net/netlink.h
index 2b47eaa..6c10762 100644
--- a/include/net/netlink.h
+++ b/include/net/netlink.h
@@ -949,12 +949,12 @@ static inline int nla_put_flag(struct sk_buff *skb, int attrtype)
  * nla_put_msecs - Add a msecs netlink attribute to a socket buffer
  * @skb: socket buffer to add attribute to
  * @attrtype: attribute type
- * @jiffies: number of msecs in jiffies
+ * @njiffies: number of jiffies to convert to msecs
 static inline int nla_put_msecs(struct sk_buff *skb, int attrtype,
-				unsigned long jiffies)
+				unsigned long njiffies)
-	u64 tmp = jiffies_to_msecs(jiffies);
+	u64 tmp = jiffies_to_msecs(njiffies);
 	return nla_put(skb, attrtype, sizeof(u64), &tmp);

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