2014-12-10 16:49 GMT+02:00 Greg KH <gregkh(a)linuxfoundation.org>:
On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 07:09:59AM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 09, 2014 at 10:56:12PM -0800, Shalin Mehta wrote:
> > From: Shalin Mehta <shalinmehta85(a)gmail.com>
> > This issue is showed up while compiling with sparse. The iov_base in struct
iovec struct explicitly declares that the assigned value should be user space pointer with
__user macro. Where as here, the __user macro isn't used while casting.
> ... and pointers are not user space ones at all. Which is to say, quit
> messing with casts; it's not struct iovec. Proper fix is to replace
> it here (and in almost all places throughout drivers/staging/lustre) with
> struct kvec. And yes, such a patch had been sent. Still not applied,
Yeah, it's in the merge window and I'll pick new staging patches back up
when 3.19-rc1 is released.
Still no commits for
drivers/staging/lustre/lnet/klnds/socklnd/socklnd_cb.c since Sun Nov
23 (staging: lustre: Coalesce string fragments) in linux-next. Maybe
the aforementioned commit got missed for merging?