[Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH v4 8/8] Staging: kpc2000: kpc_dma: Resolve cast warning and use const for file_operation

Vandana BN bnvandana at gmail.com
Mon May 13 13:43:27 UTC 2019


This Patch resolves unnecessary cast warning and const file_operations
reported by checkpath.pl
WARNING: unnecessary cast may hide bugs
WARNING: struct file_operations should normally be const

Signed-off-by: Vandana BN <bnvandana at gmail.com>
---
v2 - split changes to multiple patches
v3 - edit commit message, subject line
v4 - edit commit message

 drivers/staging/kpc2000/kpc_dma/fileops.c        | 4 ++--
 drivers/staging/kpc2000/kpc_dma/kpc_dma_driver.h | 2 +-
 2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/kpc2000/kpc_dma/fileops.c b/drivers/staging/kpc2000/kpc_dma/fileops.c
index c21672ea2b4f..54a1419728ce 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/kpc2000/kpc_dma/fileops.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/kpc2000/kpc_dma/fileops.c
@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@ int  kpc_dma_transfer(struct dev_private_data *priv, struct kiocb *kcb, unsigned
 
 	dev_dbg(&priv->ldev->pldev->dev, "%s(priv = [%p], kcb = [%p], iov_base = [%p], iov_len = %ld) ldev = [%p]\n", __func__, priv, kcb, (void *)iov_base, iov_len, ldev);
 
-	acd = (struct aio_cb_data *) kzalloc(sizeof(struct aio_cb_data), GFP_KERNEL);
+	acd = kzalloc(sizeof(struct aio_cb_data), GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (!acd) {
 		dev_err(&priv->ldev->pldev->dev, "Couldn't kmalloc space for for the aio data\n");
 		return -ENOMEM;
@@ -418,7 +418,7 @@ long  kpc_dma_ioctl(struct file *filp, unsigned int ioctl_num, unsigned long ioc
 	return -ENOTTY;
 }
 
-struct file_operations  kpc_dma_fops = {
+const struct file_operations  kpc_dma_fops = {
 	.owner      = THIS_MODULE,
 	.open           = kpc_dma_open,
 	.release        = kpc_dma_close,
diff --git a/drivers/staging/kpc2000/kpc_dma/kpc_dma_driver.h b/drivers/staging/kpc2000/kpc_dma/kpc_dma_driver.h
index cf781940ac1b..ee47f43e71cf 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/kpc2000/kpc_dma/kpc_dma_driver.h
+++ b/drivers/staging/kpc2000/kpc_dma/kpc_dma_driver.h
@@ -57,7 +57,7 @@ struct dev_private_data {
 
 struct kpc_dma_device *kpc_dma_lookup_device(int minor);
 
-extern struct file_operations  kpc_dma_fops;
+extern const struct file_operations  kpc_dma_fops;
 
 #define ENG_CAP_PRESENT                 0x00000001
 #define ENG_CAP_DIRECTION               0x00000002
-- 
2.17.1



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