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    SubjectRe: I need help with a sparse warning
    Steven Noonan wrote:
    > On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 7:13 PM, Larry Finger <> wrote:
    >> In file drivers/net/wireless/p54/p54common.c, the statement
    >> priv->rx_mtu = (size_t) le16_to_cpu((__le16)bootrec->data[10]);
    >> generates the sparse warning
    >> .../p54common.c:185:29: warning: cast to restricted __le16
    >> where bootrec->data is u32, and priv->rx_mtu is u16.
    > (Whoops, didn't CC the mailing lists. Sorry about the double-message, Larry.)
    > If priv->rx_mtu is u16, I'm surprised it doesn't get noisy about the
    > size_t cast. Unless the machine it's being compiled on is 16-bit, that
    > should throw a truncation warning, because size_t should be a 32-bit
    > integer on 32-bit machines (typically).
    > I think if you change the (__le16) cast to (__le16 __force) it will
    > stop warning you about that particular issue.

    This one gets rid of the sparse warning.

    priv->rx_mtu = le16_to_cpu((__le16 __force)



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