fs/hfsplus/xattr.c: comparison of distinct pointer types lacks a cast
saproj at gmail.com
Mon May 26 07:19:42 EST 2014
On 25 May 2014 21:07, Christian Kujau <lists at nerdbynature.de> wrote:
> On Sun, 25 May 2014 at 10:48, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
>> "tmp" is "loff_t" which is "__kernel_loff_t", which is "long long", i.e. signed,
>> while include/asm-generic/div64.h compares its type with "uint64_t".
> Thanks for the explanation!
>> As inode sizes are positive, it should be safe to change the type of "tmp"
>> to "u64". Does that make the warning go away?
> Yes, this helped! Compile-tested only:
> Signed-off-by: Christian Kujau <lists at nerdbynature.de>
> Fixed-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert at linux-m68k.org>
> Commit a99b7069aab8fc3fb4f26d15795dc280b52e38b1 introduced do_div() to
> xattr.c and the warning below too.
> As Geert remarked: "tmp" is "loff_t" which is "__kernel_loff_t", which
> is "long long", i.e. signed, while include/asm-generic/div64.h compares
> its type with "uint64_t". As inode sizes are positive, it should be safe
> to change the type of "tmp" to "u64".
> CC [M] fs/hfsplus/xattr_user.o
> CC [M] fs/hfsplus/xattr_security.o
> CC [M] fs/hfsplus/xattr.o
> CC [M] fs/hfsplus/xattr_trusted.o
> In file included from
> from include/linux/kernel.h:124,
> from include/asm-generic/bug.h:13,
> from arch/powerpc/include/asm/bug.h:127,
> from include/linux/bug.h:4,
> from include/linux/thread_info.h:11,
> from include/asm-generic/preempt.h:4,
> from arch/powerpc/include/generated/asm/preempt.h:1,
> from include/linux/preempt.h:18,
> from include/linux/spinlock.h:50,
> from include/linux/wait.h:8,
> from include/linux/fs.h:6,
> from fs/hfsplus/hfsplus_fs.h:19,
> from fs/hfsplus/xattr.c:9:
> fs/hfsplus/xattr.c: In function
> include/asm-generic/div64.h:43:28: warning:
> comparison of distinct pointer types lacks a cast [enabled by default]
> (void)(((typeof((n)) *)0) == ((uint64_t *)0)); \
> fs/hfsplus/xattr.c:86:2: note: in expansion of
> macro 'do_div'
> do_div(tmp, node_size);
> LD [M] fs/hfsplus/hfsplus.o
> diff --git a/fs/hfsplus/xattr.c b/fs/hfsplus/xattr.c
> index 4e27edc..cd9ed4c 100644
> --- a/fs/hfsplus/xattr.c
> +++ b/fs/hfsplus/xattr.c
> @@ -66,7 +66,7 @@ static void hfsplus_init_header_node(struct inode *attr_file,
> char *bmp;
> u32 used_nodes;
> u32 used_bmp_bytes;
> - loff_t tmp;
> + u64 tmp;
> hfs_dbg(ATTR_MOD, "init_hdr_attr_file: clump %u, node_size %u\n",
> clump_size, node_size);
Acked-by: Sergei Antonov <saproj at gmail.com>
This patch also needs a name, for example "hfsplus: remove compiler
warning on PowerPC".
You may need to send it to Andrew Morton <akpm at linux-foundation.org>
to include in linux-next.
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