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authorRichard Fitzgerald <>2021-05-06 18:03:37 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <>2021-05-06 19:24:12 -0700
commite18baa7cc3598999317d6c2fe255756f6b3b7562 (patch)
tree8384513fa290cba884373e3963ae79abe4735029 /lib/crc8.c
parentade29d4fdbe675d72ee6115baaf3b3382942fd12 (diff)
lib: crc8: pointer to data block should be const
crc8() does not change the data passed to it, so the pointer argument should be declared const. This avoids callers that receive const data having to cast it to a non-const pointer to call crc8(). Link: Signed-off-by: Richard Fitzgerald <> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
Diffstat (limited to 'lib/crc8.c')
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/lib/crc8.c b/lib/crc8.c
index 595a5a75e3cd..1ad8e501d9b6 100644
--- a/lib/crc8.c
+++ b/lib/crc8.c
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(crc8_populate_lsb);
* @nbytes: number of bytes in data buffer.
* @crc: previous returned crc8 value.
-u8 crc8(const u8 table[CRC8_TABLE_SIZE], u8 *pdata, size_t nbytes, u8 crc)
+u8 crc8(const u8 table[CRC8_TABLE_SIZE], const u8 *pdata, size_t nbytes, u8 crc)
/* loop over the buffer data */
while (nbytes-- > 0)