[PATCH] drivers/tty: don't use the byte channel handle as a parameter in ehv_bytechan.c

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Fri Sep 23 09:06:40 EST 2011

On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 01:26:57PM -0500, Timur Tabi wrote:
> The ePAPR hypervisor byte channel console driver only supports one byte
> channel as a console, and the byte channel handle is stored in a global
> variable.  It doesn't make any sense to pass that handle as a parameter
> to the console functions, since these functions already have access to the
> global variable.
> This change also fixes this compilation warning on a 64-bit kernel:
>   CC      drivers/tty/ehv_bytechan.o
> drivers/tty/ehv_bytechan.c: In function 'ehv_bc_console_write':
> drivers/tty/ehv_bytechan.c:289:24: warning: cast from pointer to integer of different size
> drivers/tty/ehv_bytechan.c: In function 'ehv_bc_console_init':
> drivers/tty/ehv_bytechan.c:355:24: warning: cast to pointer from integer of different size
> This warning is because the driver is converting the integer byte channel
> handle to/from the void* 'data' field of struct console.  Rather than fix
> the warning, we just eliminate the code altogether.
> Signed-off-by: Timur Tabi <timur at freescale.com>
> ---
>  drivers/tty/ehv_bytechan.c |    7 ++-----

This patch doesn't apply at all to my tty tree, what was it made


greg k-h

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