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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] net/packet: remove dead code and unneeded variable from prb_setup_retire_blk_timer()
    On Mon, 14 Nov 2011, Ryan Mallon wrote:

    > On 14/11/11 08:55, Jesper Juhl wrote:
    > > We test for 'tx_ring' being != zero and BUG() if that's the case. So after
    > > that check there is no way that 'tx_ring' could be anything _but_ zero, so
    > > testing it again is just dead code. Once that dead code is removed, the
    > > 'pkc' local variable becomes entirely redundant, so remove that as well.
    > What if CONFIG_BUG=n?

    Arrgh, I didn't consider that (should have, but didn't).. In that case
    we'll have
    #define BUG() do {} while(0)
    which is not going to work all that peachy with my change...

    David: You may want to pass on this one. I obviously didn't think it
    through properly - sorry :-(

    Jesper Juhl <>
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