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* [PATCH -next] powerpc/security: Make symbol 'stf_barrier' static
@ 2021-04-08  3:39 Li Huafei
  2021-04-19  3:59 ` Michael Ellerman
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 2+ messages in thread
From: Li Huafei @ 2021-04-08  3:39 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: mpe, benh, paulus, npiggin, jniethe5, alistair
  Cc: zhangjinhao2, yangjihong1, linuxppc-dev, linux-kernel, lihuafei1

The sparse tool complains as follows:

arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c:253:6: warning:
 symbol 'stf_barrier' was not declared. Should it be static?

This symbol is not used outside of security.c, so this commit marks it

Signed-off-by: Li Huafei <>
 arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c
index e4e1a94ccf6a..4de6bbd9672e 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/security.c
@@ -250,7 +250,7 @@ ssize_t cpu_show_spectre_v2(struct device *dev, struct device_attribute *attr, c
 static enum stf_barrier_type stf_enabled_flush_types;
 static bool no_stf_barrier;
-bool stf_barrier;
+static bool stf_barrier;
 static int __init handle_no_stf_barrier(char *p)

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