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SubjectRe: [PATCH] small compile warning fix
Petr Vandrovec wrote:

> On 29 Oct 01 at 15:43, Manik Raina wrote:
> >
> > Index: ncplib_kernel.c
> > ===================================================================
> > RCS file: /vger/linux/fs/ncpfs/ncplib_kernel.c,v
> > retrieving revision 1.29
> > diff -u -r1.29 ncplib_kernel.c
> > --- ncplib_kernel.c 18 Sep 2001 22:29:08 -0000 1.29
> > +++ ncplib_kernel.c 29 Oct 2001 10:09:27 -0000
> > @@ -52,6 +52,11 @@
> > return;
> > }
> >
> > +#ifdef LATER
> > +/*
> > + * This function is not currently in use. This leads to a compiler warning.
> > + * Remove #ifdef when in use...
> > + */
> > static void ncp_add_mem_fromfs(struct ncp_server *server, const char *source, int size)
> > {
> > assert_server_locked(server);
>
> You can remove it completely. It should not be '#ifdef LATER', but
> '#ifdef OLDVERSION'... ncp_add_mem_fromfs was invoked with lock on
> ncp_server structure, but then it directly accessed userspace. It was
> possible to use this to cause deadlock, so now ncpfs uses bounce buffers
> and double copy instead of this.
>

would you include this in your patches or would you like me to make
it #ifdef OLDVERSION ?

thanks
Manik

>
> I have some ncpfs patches, but I though that I'll leave them for 2.5.x.
> Maybe it is time to change this decision.
> Best regards,
> Petr Vandrovec
> vandrove@vc.cvut.cz
>

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