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SubjectRE: [PATCH 3/3] tpm_crb: use __le64 annotated variable for response buffer address
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> On Mon, Mar 05, 2018 at 03:03:20PM +0200, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 04, 2018 at 02:12:05PM +0200, Tomas Winkler wrote:
> > > This suppresses sparse warning
> > > drivers/char/tpm/tpm_crb.c:558:18: warning: cast to restricted
> > > __le64
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Tomas Winkler <tomas.winkler@intel.com>
> > > ---
> > > drivers/char/tpm/tpm_crb.c | 5 +++--
> > > 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >
> > The guideline is that you should describe what is wrong rather than
> > copy-paste the sparse message.
>
> Jason, didn't yo give the feedback to some patch 1-2 years ago that instead
> of copy-pasting parse error one should write a clear commit msg or is this
> OK?

I think you are reading wrongly the rule, the title explains the issue and in addition
I'm adding exact sparse warning. this is usually required.
What is wrong is putting something like 'Fix sparse error' or "Fix warning' into patch subject.
So the imperative here is 'adding annotation' and not a 'fixing a sparse message'.

Thanks
Tomas

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