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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
Cc: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>,
	phil@philpotter.co.uk, linux-staging@lists.linux.dev,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/6] staging: r8188eu: Remove wrapper around vfree
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 2021 18:45:55 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YRP+wz05avsLx3EN@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210811154412.GA1005754@roeck-us.net>

On Wed, Aug 11, 2021 at 08:44:12AM -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 02, 2021 at 02:27:17PM -0500, Larry Finger wrote:
> > This call is so simple that there is no need, or use, for a wrapper.
> > 
> 
> Except the wrapper was presumably there to map generic code to Linux
> code, and the patch doesn't add an include <linux/vmalloc.h> anywhere.
> This results in widespread build errrors such as
> 
> drivers/staging/r8188eu/core/rtw_mlme.c: In function '_rtw_free_mlme_priv':
> drivers/staging/r8188eu/core/rtw_mlme.c:129:17: error: implicit declaration of function 'vfree'
> 
> for all architectures where <linux/vmalloc.h> isn't included indirectly.

Has now been fixed up in my tree and will show up in the next
linux-next.

sorry about that,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-11 16:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-02 19:27 [PATCH v2 0/6] Clean up some extraneous wrappers and some empty routines Larry Finger
2021-08-02 19:27 ` [PATCH v2 1/6] staging: r8188eu: Remove wrappers for kalloc() and kzalloc() Larry Finger
2021-08-05 10:52   ` Greg KH
2021-08-02 19:27 ` [PATCH v2 2/6] staging: r8188eu: Remove wrapper around vfree Larry Finger
2021-08-11 15:44   ` Guenter Roeck
2021-08-11 16:45     ` Greg KH [this message]
2021-08-02 19:27 ` [PATCH v2 3/6] staging: r8188eu: Remove wrappers for atomic operations Larry Finger
2021-08-02 19:27 ` [PATCH v2 4/6] staging: r8188eu: Remove 4 empty routines from os_sep/service.c Larry Finger
2021-08-02 19:27 ` [PATCH v2 5/6] staging: r8188eu: Remove all calls to _rtw_spinlock_free() Larry Finger
2021-08-02 19:27 ` [PATCH v2 6/6] staging: r8188eu: Remove more empty routines Larry Finger
2021-08-05 10:53 ` [PATCH v2 0/6] Clean up some extraneous wrappers and some " Greg KH

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