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From: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>
To: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>,
	David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Networking <netdev@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com>,
	Linux Next Mailing List <linux-next@vger.kernel.org>,
	PowerPC <linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: linux-next: build warning after merge of the net-next tree
Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2019 17:45:00 -0800
Message-ID: <e71126d6-6c15-297d-0138-4c76d6720186@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191111123922.540319a2@canb.auug.org.au>



On 11/10/19 5:39 PM, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> After merging the net-next tree, today's linux-next build (powerpc
> ppc64_defconfig) produced this warning:
> 
> In file included from ./arch/powerpc/include/generated/asm/local64.h:1,
>                  from include/linux/u64_stats_sync.h:72,
>                  from include/linux/cgroup-defs.h:20,
>                  from include/linux/cgroup.h:28,
>                  from include/linux/memcontrol.h:13,
>                  from include/linux/swap.h:9,
>                  from include/linux/suspend.h:5,
>                  from arch/powerpc/kernel/asm-offsets.c:23:
> include/linux/u64_stats_sync.h: In function 'u64_stats_read':
> include/asm-generic/local64.h:30:37: warning: passing argument 1 of 'local_read' discards 'const' qualifier from pointer target type [-Wdiscarded-qualifiers]
>    30 | #define local64_read(l)  local_read(&(l)->a)
>       |                                     ^~~~~~~
> include/linux/u64_stats_sync.h:80:9: note: in expansion of macro 'local64_read'
>    80 |  return local64_read(&p->v);
>       |         ^~~~~~~~~~~~
> In file included from include/asm-generic/local64.h:22,
>                  from ./arch/powerpc/include/generated/asm/local64.h:1,
>                  from include/linux/u64_stats_sync.h:72,
>                  from include/linux/cgroup-defs.h:20,
>                  from include/linux/cgroup.h:28,
>                  from include/linux/memcontrol.h:13,
>                  from include/linux/swap.h:9,
>                  from include/linux/suspend.h:5,
>                  from arch/powerpc/kernel/asm-offsets.c:23:
> arch/powerpc/include/asm/local.h:20:44: note: expected 'local_t *' {aka 'struct <anonymous> *'} but argument is of type 'const local_t *' {aka 'const struct <anonymous> *'}
>    20 | static __inline__ long local_read(local_t *l)
>       |                                   ~~~~~~~~~^
> 
> Introduced by commit
> 
>   316580b69d0a ("u64_stats: provide u64_stats_t type")
> 
> Powerpc folks: is there some reason that local_read() cannot take a
> const argument?
> 
> I have added this patch (which builds fine) for today:
> 
> From: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>
> Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 12:32:24 +1100
> Subject: [PATCH] powerpc: local_read() should take a const local_t argument
> 
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>
> ---
>  arch/powerpc/include/asm/local.h | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/local.h b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/local.h
> index fdd00939270b..bc4bd19b7fc2 100644
> --- a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/local.h
> +++ b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/local.h
> @@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ typedef struct
>  
>  #define LOCAL_INIT(i)	{ (i) }
>  
> -static __inline__ long local_read(local_t *l)
> +static __inline__ long local_read(const local_t *l)
>  {
>  	return READ_ONCE(l->v);
>  }
> 

I have sent this patch two days ago, I do not believe I had any answer from ppc maintainers.

From 47c47befdcf31fb8498c9e630bb8e0dc3ef88079 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2019 06:04:35 -0800
Subject: [PATCH] powerpc: add const qual to local_read() parameter

A patch in net-next triggered a compile error on powerpc.

This seems reasonable to relax powerpc local_read() requirements.

Fixes: 316580b69d0a ("u64_stats: provide u64_stats_t type")
Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com>
Reported-by: kbuild test robot <lkp@intel.com>
Cc:	Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
Cc:	Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
Cc:	Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
Cc:	linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org
---
 arch/powerpc/include/asm/local.h | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/local.h b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/local.h
index fdd00939270bf08113b537a090d6a6e34a048361..bc4bd19b7fc235b80ec1132f44409b6fe1057975 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/local.h
+++ b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/local.h
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ typedef struct
 
 #define LOCAL_INIT(i)	{ (i) }
 
-static __inline__ long local_read(local_t *l)
+static __inline__ long local_read(const local_t *l)
 {
 	return READ_ONCE(l->v);
 }
-- 
2.24.0.432.g9d3f5f5b63-goog


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