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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] kbuild: Disable -Wpointer-to-enum-cast
On Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 4:41 AM Nathan Chancellor
<natechancellor@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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>
> ---


Applied to linux-kbuild.
Thanks.


>
> 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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Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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