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Date:   Wed,  8 Apr 2020 20:54:43 +0200
From:   Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
To:     Boris Pismenny <borisp@...lanox.com>,
        Aviad Yehezkel <aviadye@...lanox.com>,
        John Fastabend <john.fastabend@...il.com>,
        Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Sitnicki <jakub@...udflare.com>
Cc:     Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Dirk van der Merwe <dirk.vandermerwe@...ronome.com>,
        Simon Horman <simon.horman@...ronome.com>,
        Davide Caratti <dcaratti@...hat.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH] net/tls: fix const assignment warning

Building with some experimental patches, I came across a warning
in the tls code:

include/linux/compiler.h:215:30: warning: assignment discards 'const' qualifier from pointer target type [-Wdiscarded-qualifiers]
  215 |  *(volatile typeof(x) *)&(x) = (val);  \
      |                              ^
net/tls/tls_main.c:650:4: note: in expansion of macro 'smp_store_release'
  650 |    smp_store_release(&saved_tcpv4_prot, prot);

This appears to be a legitimate warning about assigning a const pointer
into the non-const 'saved_tcpv4_prot' global. Annotate both the ipv4 and
ipv6 pointers 'const' to make the code internally consistent.

Fixes: 5bb4c45d466c ("net/tls: Read sk_prot once when building tls proto ops")
Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
---
 net/tls/tls_main.c | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/tls/tls_main.c b/net/tls/tls_main.c
index 156efce50dbd..0e989005bdc2 100644
--- a/net/tls/tls_main.c
+++ b/net/tls/tls_main.c
@@ -56,9 +56,9 @@ enum {
 	TLS_NUM_PROTS,
 };
 
-static struct proto *saved_tcpv6_prot;
+static const struct proto *saved_tcpv6_prot;
 static DEFINE_MUTEX(tcpv6_prot_mutex);
-static struct proto *saved_tcpv4_prot;
+static const struct proto *saved_tcpv4_prot;
 static DEFINE_MUTEX(tcpv4_prot_mutex);
 static struct proto tls_prots[TLS_NUM_PROTS][TLS_NUM_CONFIG][TLS_NUM_CONFIG];
 static struct proto_ops tls_sw_proto_ops;
-- 
2.26.0

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