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Subject[PATCH 3/3] staging: rtl8188eu: fix sparse signedness warnings in rtw_generate_ie
Changed the type of wpa_ie_len from (int *) to (unsigned int *) in the
function rtw_get_wpa_ie(..) to suppress signedness mismatch warnings in
rtw_generate_ie of the type-

drivers/staging/rtl8188eu//core/rtw_ieee80211.c:1009:60: warning: incorrect
type in argument 2 (different signedness)
drivers/staging/rtl8188eu//core/rtw_ieee80211.c:1009:60: expected int
drivers/staging/rtl8188eu//core/rtw_ieee80211.c:1009:60: got unsigned
int *<noident>

Signed-off-by: Aishwarya Pant <>
drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_ieee80211.c | 2 +-
drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/include/ieee80211.h | 2 +-
2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_ieee80211.c b/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_ieee80211.c
index 79dda83..d1dafe0 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_ieee80211.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/core/rtw_ieee80211.c
@@ -292,7 +292,7 @@ int rtw_generate_ie(struct registry_priv *pregistrypriv)
return sz;

-unsigned char *rtw_get_wpa_ie(unsigned char *pie, int *wpa_ie_len, int limit)
+unsigned char *rtw_get_wpa_ie(unsigned char *pie, uint *wpa_ie_len, int limit)
uint len;
u16 val16;
diff --git a/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/include/ieee80211.h b/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/include/ieee80211.h
index b3f331a..22ab0c4 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/include/ieee80211.h
+++ b/drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/include/ieee80211.h
@@ -861,7 +861,7 @@ u8 *rtw_get_ie(u8 *pbuf, int index, uint *len, int limit);

void rtw_set_supported_rate(u8 *SupportedRates, uint mode);

-unsigned char *rtw_get_wpa_ie(unsigned char *pie, int *wpa_ie_len, int limit);
+unsigned char *rtw_get_wpa_ie(unsigned char *pie, uint *wpa_ie_len, int limit);
unsigned char *rtw_get_wpa2_ie(unsigned char *pie, uint *rsn_ie_len, int limit);
int rtw_get_wpa_cipher_suite(u8 *s);
int rtw_get_wpa2_cipher_suite(u8 *s);
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