[GIT PULL] Staging/IIO driver patches for 5.2-rc1

Greg KH gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Wed May 8 09:49:29 UTC 2019

On Tue, May 07, 2019 at 01:33:06PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, May 7, 2019 at 10:59 AM Greg KH <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> >
> > All of these have been in linux-next for a while with no reported
> > issues, other than an odd gcc warning for one of the new drivers that
> > should be fixed up soon.
> Ok, that's truly a funky warning.
> But since I don't deal well with warnings, particularly during the
> merge window, I just fixed it up in the merge.
> The fix is to simply not have a bitfield base type of "unsigned char",
> and have it cross a char boundary. Instead the base type should just
> be "unsigned int".

Ah, that's how to resolve that, thanks, it wasn't obvious at all from
the odd gcc warning.

> Of course, I couldn't test my change, but it shuts the compiler up,
> and it very much looks like the right thing.

The driver author can test it out, given that it needs loads of work
anyway, whatever you did to it is fine :)


greg k-h

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