> On 16 Apr 2018, at 13:40, Daniel Kiper <daniel.ki...@oracle.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 07:02:15PM +0800, kbuild test robot wrote:
>> tree:   https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/efi/efi.git next
>> head:   2c603650ee23c4596f4852e43ae40e42a0c771e1
>> commit: 2c603650ee23c4596f4852e43ae40e42a0c771e1 [1/1] x86/xen/efi: 
>> Initialize UEFI secure boot state during dom0 boot
>> reproduce:
>>        # apt-get install sparse
>>        git checkout 2c603650ee23c4596f4852e43ae40e42a0c771e1
>>        make ARCH=x86_64 allmodconfig
>>        make C=1 CF=-D__CHECK_ENDIAN__
>> 
>> 
>> sparse warnings: (new ones prefixed by >>)
>> 
>>>> arch/x86/xen/efi.c:133:35: sparse: incorrect type in argument 1 (different 
>>>> type sizes) @@    expected unsigned short [usertype] *name @@    got ype] 
>>>> *name @@
>>   arch/x86/xen/efi.c:133:35:    expected unsigned short [usertype] *name
>>   arch/x86/xen/efi.c:133:35:    got char *<noident>
>>   arch/x86/xen/efi.c:143:35: sparse: incorrect type in argument 1 (different 
>> type sizes) @@    expected unsigned short [usertype] *name @@    got ype] 
>> *name @@
>>   arch/x86/xen/efi.c:143:35:    expected unsigned short [usertype] *name
>>   arch/x86/xen/efi.c:143:35:    got char *<noident>
>>   arch/x86/xen/efi.c:154:35: sparse: incorrect type in argument 1 (different 
>> type sizes) @@    expected unsigned short [usertype] *name @@    got ype] 
>> *name @@
>>   arch/x86/xen/efi.c:154:35:    expected unsigned short [usertype] *name
>>   arch/x86/xen/efi.c:154:35:    got char *<noident>
> 
> Ugh... It looks that compiler does not like L"SecureBoot".
> I have to use this cryptic form from 
> drivers/firmware/efi/libstub/secureboot.c... :-(((
> I will send the fix for this tomorrow.
> 

Please ignore: this is sparse, not gcc. You could report it with the sparse 
project if you want.


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