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SubjectRe: [PATCH] HID: avoid sparse warning in HID_COMPAT_LOAD_DRIVER
On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 05:01:38PM +0100, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Dec 2008, Ben Dooks wrote:
>
> > > #ifdef CONFIG_HID_COMPAT
> > > #define HID_COMPAT_LOAD_DRIVER(name) \
> > > +/* prototype to avoid sparse warning */ \
> > > +extern void hid_compat_##name(void); \
> > > void hid_compat_##name(void) { } \
> > surely this could simply be changed to 'static void
> > hid_compat_##name(void)' if it is only being defined to be an empty
>
> This will cause gcc emit warnings about unused symbols.

sorry, 'static inline void' then.

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