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SubjectRE: linux-next: build warnings after merge of the driver-core.current tree


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen Rothwell [mailto:sfr@canb.auug.org.au]
> Sent: Monday, May 03, 2010 3:02 AM
> To: Greg KH
> Cc: linux-next@vger.kernel.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; David
> Woodhouse; Winkler, Tomas
> Subject: linux-next: build warnings after merge of the driver-core.current
> tree
>
> Hi Greg,
>
> After merging the driver-core.current tree, today's linux-next build
> (powerpc ppc64_defconfig and x86_64 allmodconfig) produced these warning:
>
> drivers/pcmcia/ds.c: In function 'pcmcia_load_firmware':
> drivers/pcmcia/ds.c:761: warning: passing argument 1 of 'release_firmware'
> discards qualifiers from pointer target type
> include/linux/firmware.h:46: note: expected 'struct firmware *' but argument
> is of type 'const struct firmware *'
> drivers/net/cxgb3/cxgb3_main.c: In function 't3_get_edc_fw':
> drivers/net/cxgb3/cxgb3_main.c:1084: warning: passing argument 1 of
> 'release_firmware' discards qualifiers from pointer target type
> include/linux/firmware.h:46: note: expected 'struct firmware *' but argument
> is of type 'const struct firmware *'
>
> and *lots* more similar warnings ...
>
> Caused by commit d5ae47f7d90f94a15e668f389c12211a11798b6f
> ("firmware_class: fix memory leak - free allocated pages"). This patch was
> modified from an earlier version that produced different (though many
> fewer) warnings.

Yesterday I posted the fixed version (v3) of this patch http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=127278850518085&w=2
Thanks
Tomas

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