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SubjectRe: [PATCH] tpm_vtpm_proxy: fix sparse warning
On 06/16/2016 06:37 AM, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> When running make C=2 M=drivers/char/tpm/
> CC [M] drivers/char/tpm//tpm_crb.o
> CHECK drivers/char/tpm//tpm_vtpm_proxy.c
> drivers/char/tpm//tpm_vtpm_proxy.c:552:32: warning: incorrect type in assignment (different address spaces)
> drivers/char/tpm//tpm_vtpm_proxy.c:552:32: expected struct vtpm_proxy_new_dev *vtpm_new_dev_p
> drivers/char/tpm//tpm_vtpm_proxy.c:552:32: got void [noderef] <asn:1>*argp
> drivers/char/tpm//tpm_vtpm_proxy.c:553:51: warning: incorrect type in argument 2 (different address spaces)
> drivers/char/tpm//tpm_vtpm_proxy.c:553:51: expected void const [noderef] <asn:1>*from
> drivers/char/tpm//tpm_vtpm_proxy.c:553:51: got struct vtpm_proxy_new_dev *vtpm_new_dev_p
> drivers/char/tpm//tpm_vtpm_proxy.c:559:34: warning: incorrect type in argument 1 (different address spaces)
> drivers/char/tpm//tpm_vtpm_proxy.c:559:34: expected void [noderef] <asn:1>*to
> drivers/char/tpm//tpm_vtpm_proxy.c:559:34: got struct vtpm_proxy_new_dev *vtpm_new_dev_p
> The __user annotation was missing from the corresponding variable.
> Signed-off-by: Jarkko Sakkinen <>

Tested-by: Stefan Berger <>

PS: I get similar warnings for line 248 in tpm_crb.c.

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