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SubjectRe: linux-next: build warning after merge of the cifs tree
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2011/1/31 Suresh Jayaraman <sjayaraman@suse.de>:
> On 01/31/2011 08:00 AM, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> After merging the cifs tree, today's linux-next build (powerpc
>> ppc64_defconfig) produced this warning:
>>
>> fs/cifs/file.c: In function 'cifs_iovec_write':
>> fs/cifs/file.c:1740: warning: passing argument 6 of 'CIFSSMBWrite2' from incompatible pointer type
>> fs/cifs/cifsproto.h:343: note: expected 'unsigned int *' but argument is of type 'size_t *'
>>
>> Introduced by commit 72432ffcf555decbbae47f1be338e1d2f210aa69 ("CIFS:
>> Implement cifs_strict_writev (try #4)").
>>
>
> The following patch should silence that warning.
>
> From: Suresh Jayaraman <sjayaraman@suse.de>
> Subject: [PATCH] cifs: fix compiler warning about incompatible pointer type
>
> fs/cifs/file.c: In function ‘cifs_iovec_write’:
> fs/cifs/file.c:1740:9: warning: passing argument 6 of ‘CIFSSMBWrite2’ from incompatible pointer type
> fs/cifs/cifsproto.h:343:12: note: expected ‘unsigned int *’ but argument is of type ‘size_t *’
>
> Cc: Pavel Shilovsky <piastryyy@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Suresh Jayaraman <sjayaraman@suse.de>
> ---
>  fs/cifs/file.c |    2 +-
>  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/cifs/file.c b/fs/cifs/file.c
> index 0de17c1..2a3c5d8 100644
> --- a/fs/cifs/file.c
> +++ b/fs/cifs/file.c
> @@ -1667,7 +1667,7 @@ static ssize_t
>  cifs_iovec_write(struct file *file, const struct iovec *iov,
>                 unsigned long nr_segs, loff_t *poffset)
>  {
> -       size_t total_written = 0, written = 0;
> +       unsigned int total_written = 0, written = 0;
>        unsigned long num_pages, npages;
>        size_t copied, len, cur_len, i;
>        struct kvec *to_send;
>

I've just noriced another bug: that 'i' variable should be unsigned
long. I will recreate the patch with this fix.

--
Best regards,
Pavel Shilovsky.
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