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From: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: linux-arch@vger.kernel.org, kernel-team@android.com,
	Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Segher Boessenkool <segher@kernel.crashing.org>,
	Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@de.ibm.com>,
	Luc Van Oostenryck <luc.vanoostenryck@gmail.com>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@netfilter.org>,
	Jozsef Kadlecsik <kadlec@netfilter.org>,
	Florian Westphal <fw@strlen.de>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>
Subject: [RFC PATCH 2/8] netfilter: Avoid assigning 'const' pointer to non-const pointer
Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 16:56:30 +0000
Message-ID: <20200110165636.28035-3-will@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200110165636.28035-1-will@kernel.org>

nf_remove_net_hook() uses WRITE_ONCE() to assign a 'const pointer to a
'non-const' pointer. Cleanups to the implementation of WRITE_ONCE() mean
that this will give rise to a compiler warning, just like a plain old
assignment would do:

  | In file included from ./include/linux/export.h:43,
  |                  from ./include/linux/linkage.h:7,
  |                  from ./include/linux/kernel.h:8,
  |                  from net/netfilter/core.c:9:
  | net/netfilter/core.c: In function ‘nf_remove_net_hook’:
  | ./include/linux/compiler.h:216:30: warning: assignment discards ‘const’ qualifier from pointer target type [-Wdiscarded-qualifiers]
  |   *(volatile typeof(x) *)&(x) = (val);  \
  |                               ^
  | net/netfilter/core.c:379:3: note: in expansion of macro ‘WRITE_ONCE’
  |    WRITE_ONCE(orig_ops[i], &dummy_ops);
  |    ^~~~~~~~~~

Follow the pattern used elsewhere in this file and add a cast to 'void *'
to squash the warning.

Cc: Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@netfilter.org>
Cc: Jozsef Kadlecsik <kadlec@netfilter.org>
Cc: Florian Westphal <fw@strlen.de>
Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>
---
 net/netfilter/core.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/netfilter/core.c b/net/netfilter/core.c
index 78f046ec506f..3ac7c8c1548d 100644
--- a/net/netfilter/core.c
+++ b/net/netfilter/core.c
@@ -376,7 +376,7 @@ static bool nf_remove_net_hook(struct nf_hook_entries *old,
 		if (orig_ops[i] != unreg)
 			continue;
 		WRITE_ONCE(old->hooks[i].hook, accept_all);
-		WRITE_ONCE(orig_ops[i], &dummy_ops);
+		WRITE_ONCE(orig_ops[i], (void *)&dummy_ops);
 		return true;
 	}
 
-- 
2.25.0.rc1.283.g88dfdc4193-goog


  parent reply index

Thread overview: 32+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-01-10 16:56 [RFC PATCH 0/8] Rework READ_ONCE() to improve codegen Will Deacon
2020-01-10 16:56 ` [RFC PATCH 1/8] compiler/gcc: Emit build-time warning for GCC prior to version 4.8 Will Deacon
2020-01-10 17:35   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-10 17:53     ` Joe Perches
2020-01-13 14:39       ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-13 15:35         ` Masahiro Yamada
2020-01-13 14:27     ` Will Deacon
2020-01-14 21:39     ` Nick Desaulniers
2020-01-15 10:35       ` David Laight
2020-01-15 10:49       ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-10 16:56 ` Will Deacon [this message]
2020-01-10 16:56 ` [RFC PATCH 3/8] fault_inject: Don't rely on "return value" from WRITE_ONCE() Will Deacon
2020-01-10 16:56 ` [RFC PATCH 4/8] READ_ONCE: Simplify implementations of {READ,WRITE}_ONCE() Will Deacon
2020-01-10 16:56 ` [RFC PATCH 5/8] READ_ONCE: Enforce atomicity for {READ,WRITE}_ONCE() memory accesses Will Deacon
2020-01-10 19:24   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-13 16:16     ` Will Deacon
2020-01-10 16:56 ` [RFC PATCH 6/8] READ_ONCE: Drop pointer qualifiers when reading from scalar types Will Deacon
2020-01-10 18:54   ` Linus Torvalds
2020-01-13 14:59     ` Will Deacon
2020-01-13 17:42       ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-01-13 19:31       ` Linus Torvalds
2020-01-10 16:56 ` [RFC PATCH 7/8] locking/barriers: Use '__unqual_scalar_typeof' for load-acquire macros Will Deacon
2020-01-10 19:42   ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-13 15:01     ` Will Deacon
2020-01-10 16:56 ` [RFC PATCH 8/8] arm64: barrier: Use '__unqual_scalar_typeof' for acquire/release macros Will Deacon
2020-01-10 17:45   ` Mark Rutland
2020-01-10 17:58 ` [RFC PATCH 0/8] Rework READ_ONCE() to improve codegen Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-10 19:46 ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-10 20:14   ` Linus Torvalds
2020-01-13 13:03     ` Arnd Bergmann
2020-01-13 11:20 ` David Laight
2020-01-13 12:40 ` Christian Borntraeger

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