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SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/9] iio: hid-sensor-accel-3d: Drop unnecessary static
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On 04/05/17 21:10, Julia Lawall wrote:
> Drop static on a local variable, when the variable is initialized before
> use, on every possible execution path through the function. The static has
> no benefit, and dropping it reduces the code size.
>
> The semantic patch that fixes this problem is as follows:
> (http://coccinelle.lip6.fr/)
>
> // <smpl>
> @bad exists@
> position p;
> identifier x;
> type T;
> @@
>
> static T x@p;
> ...
> x = <+...x...+>
>
> @@
> identifier x;
> expression e;
> type T;
> position p != bad.p;
> @@
>
> -static
> T x@p;
> ... when != x
> when strict
> ?x = e;
> // </smpl>
>
> The change in code size is indicates by the following output from the size
> command.
>
> before:
> text data bss dec hex filename
> 3879 512 8 4399 112f drivers/iio/accel/hid-sensor-accel-3d.o
>
> after:
> text data bss dec hex filename
> 3863 512 0 4375 1117 drivers/iio/accel/hid-sensor-accel-3d.o
>
> Signed-off-by: Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall@lip6.fr>
Applied to the togreg branch of iio.git and pushed out as testing for the
autobuilders to play with it.

Thanks,

Jonathan
>
> ---
> drivers/iio/accel/hid-sensor-accel-3d.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/iio/accel/hid-sensor-accel-3d.c b/drivers/iio/accel/hid-sensor-accel-3d.c
> index 43a6cb0..2238a26 100644
> --- a/drivers/iio/accel/hid-sensor-accel-3d.c
> +++ b/drivers/iio/accel/hid-sensor-accel-3d.c
> @@ -347,7 +347,7 @@ static int accel_3d_parse_report(struct platform_device *pdev,
> static int hid_accel_3d_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
> {
> int ret = 0;
> - static const char *name;
> + const char *name;
> struct iio_dev *indio_dev;
> struct accel_3d_state *accel_state;
> const struct iio_chan_spec *channel_spec;
>
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