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Date:	Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:43:36 +0200
From:	Hannes Frederic Sowa <hannes@...essinduktion.org>
To:	Sabrina Dubroca <sd@...asysnail.net>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: fix sparse warnings in SNMP_UPD_PO_STATS(_BH)

On Wed, Sep 17, 2014, at 23:23, Sabrina Dubroca wrote:
> ptr used to be a non __percpu pointer (result of a this_cpu_ptr
> assignment, 7d720c3e4f0c4 ("percpu: add __percpu sparse annotations to
> net")). Since d25398df59b56 ("net: avoid reloads in SNMP_UPD_PO_STATS"),
> that's no longer the case, SNMP_UPD_PO_STATS uses this_cpu_add and ptr
> is now __percpu.
> 
> Silence sparse warnings by preserving the original type and
> annotation, and remove the out-of-date comment.
> 
> warning: incorrect type in initializer (different address spaces)
>    expected unsigned long long *ptr
>    got unsigned long long [noderef] <asn:3>*<noident>
> warning: incorrect type in initializer (different address spaces)
>    expected void const [noderef] <asn:3>*__vpp_verify
>    got unsigned long long *<noident>
> warning: incorrect type in initializer (different address spaces)
>    expected void const [noderef] <asn:3>*__vpp_verify
>    got unsigned long long *<noident>
> 
> Signed-off-by: Sabrina Dubroca <sd@...asysnail.net>

Acked-by: Hannes Frederic Sowa <hannes@...essinduktion.org>

This clears up quite a lot of warnings in ipv6/mcast.c.

Thanks,
Hannes
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