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Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 14:07:20 +0100
From: Marc Zyngier <>
To: Oscar Carter <>, "Rafael J. Wysocki"
Cc: Kees Cook <>, Thomas Gleixner <>,
 Jason Cooper <>, Len Brown <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 0/3] drivers/acpi: Remove function callback casts

Hi Rafael,

On 2020-05-30 15:34, Oscar Carter wrote:
> In an effort to enable -Wcast-function-type in the top-level Makefile 
> to
> support Control Flow Integrity builds, there are the need to remove all
> the function callback casts in the acpi driver.
> The first patch creates a macro called 
> to initialize the acpi_probe_entry struct using the probe_subtbl field
> instead of the probe_table field to avoid function cast mismatches.
> The second patch modifies the IRQCHIP_ACPI_DECLARE macro to use the new
> defined macro ACPI_DECLARE_SUBTABLE_PROBE_ENTRY instead of the macro
> ACPI_DECLARE_PROBE_ENTRY. Also, modifies the prototype of the functions
> used by the invocation of the IRQCHIP_ACPI_DECLARE macro to match all 
> the
> parameters.
> The third patch removes the function cast in the 
> macro to ensure that the functions passed as a last parameter to this 
> macro
> have the right prototype. This macro is used only in another macro
> called "TIMER_ACPI_DECLARE". An this is used only in the file:
> drivers/clocksource/arm_arch_timer.c
> In this file, the function used in the last parameter of the
> TIMER_ACPI_DECLARE macro already has the right prototype. So there is 
> no
> need to modify its prototype.

I'd like to see this into 5.9. Can you please let me know if
you are OK with the acpi.h changes? I can queue it via the irqchip


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