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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/27] drivers/net: fix sparse warnings: make do-while a compound statement
    Harvey Harrison <> writes:

    >> There are many ways to make the code more merge friendly at a cost of
    >> readability. Hope we don't go this way.
    > Linus himself added that particular warning to sparse...may want to check
    > with him the reason for it.

    Once again, this is a personal thing, and a harmless one.

    Sometimes I think using this sparse thing does more harm than good.
    Not that the tool itself is bad - I find it really useful, many sparse
    warnings actually did cause code improvement.

    It's like with knives, there are good uses and a bit less good ones.
    Krzysztof Halasa

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