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Subject[PATCH] [media] cx18: Fix incompatible type for argument error
The first argument of function snd_ctl_new1 is of type const struct
snd_kcontrol_new * but in this file the variable is passed by value to
this function.
This generated ""incompatible type for argument" error. So, pass the
variable by reference.

Signed-off-by: Bhumika Goyal <>
I was not able to compile this file and I could not find any reference to
this file in any Makefile. Also, I could not find any reference to
anything defined in this file. That means the code is not used anywhere.
So, should I send a patch for removing the file?

drivers/media/pci/cx18/cx18-alsa-mixer.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/media/pci/cx18/cx18-alsa-mixer.c b/drivers/media/pci/cx18/cx18-alsa-mixer.c
index 06b066b..cb04c3d 100644
--- a/drivers/media/pci/cx18/cx18-alsa-mixer.c
+++ b/drivers/media/pci/cx18/cx18-alsa-mixer.c
@@ -161,7 +161,7 @@ int __init snd_cx18_mixer_create(struct snd_cx18_card *cxsc)

strlcpy(sc->mixername, "CX23418 Mixer", sizeof(sc->mixername));

- ret = snd_ctl_add(sc, snd_ctl_new1(snd_cx18_mixer_tv_vol, cxsc));
+ ret = snd_ctl_add(sc, snd_ctl_new1(&snd_cx18_mixer_tv_vol, cxsc));
if (ret) {
CX18_ALSA_WARN("%s: failed to add %s control, err %d\n",
__func__,, ret);
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