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Subject[PATCH v2] kbuild: Disable -Wpointer-to-enum-cast
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Clang's -Wpointer-to-int-cast deviates from GCC in that it warns when
casting to enums. The kernel does this in certain places, such as device
tree matches to set the version of the device being used, which allows
the kernel to avoid using a gigantic union.

https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/v5.5.8/source/drivers/ata/ahci_brcm.c#L428
https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/v5.5.8/source/drivers/ata/ahci_brcm.c#L402
https://elixir.bootlin.com/linux/v5.5.8/source/include/linux/mod_devicetable.h#L264

To avoid a ton of false positive warnings, disable this particular part
of the warning, which has been split off into a separate diagnostic so
that the entire warning does not need to be turned off for clang. It
will be visible under W=1 in case people want to go about fixing these
easily and enabling the warning treewide.

Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
Link: https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/linux/issues/887
Link: https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/commit/2a41b31fcdfcb67ab7038fc2ffb606fd50b83a84
Signed-off-by: Nathan Chancellor <natechancellor@gmail.com>
---

v1 -> v2:

* Move under scripts/Makefile.extrawarn, as requested by Masahiro

scripts/Makefile.extrawarn | 1 +
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/scripts/Makefile.extrawarn b/scripts/Makefile.extrawarn
index ecddf83ac142..ca08f2fe7c34 100644
--- a/scripts/Makefile.extrawarn
+++ b/scripts/Makefile.extrawarn
@@ -48,6 +48,7 @@ KBUILD_CFLAGS += -Wno-initializer-overrides
KBUILD_CFLAGS += -Wno-format
KBUILD_CFLAGS += -Wno-sign-compare
KBUILD_CFLAGS += -Wno-format-zero-length
+KBUILD_CFLAGS += $(call cc-disable-warning, pointer-to-enum-cast)
endif

endif
--
2.26.0.rc1
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