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Date:   Sun, 28 Apr 2019 11:17:05 -0700
From:   Cong Wang <>
To:     Nicholas Mc Guire <>
Cc:     Jamal Hadi Salim <>, Jiri Pirko <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Linux Kernel Network Developers <>,
        LKML <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net_sched: force endianness annotation

On Sat, Apr 27, 2019 at 11:00 PM Nicholas Mc Guire <> wrote:
> While the endiannes is being handled correctly sparse was unhappy with
> the missing annotation as be16_to_cpu()/be32_to_cpu() expects a __be16
> respectively __be32. To mitigate this annotation issue forced annotation
> is introduced. Note that this patch has no impact on the generated binary.
> Signed-off-by: Nicholas Mc Guire <>

Acked-by: Cong Wang <>


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