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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/9] drbd: Drop unnecessary static
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On 06/27/2017 05:49 PM, Kees Cook wrote:
> On Fri, May 5, 2017 at 12:19 AM, Roland Kammerer
> <roland.kammerer@linbit.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 04, 2017 at 10:10:48PM +0200, Julia Lawall wrote:
>>> Drop static on a local variable, when the variable is initialized before
>>> any 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
>>> 67299 2291 1056 70646 113f6 drivers/block/drbd/drbd_nl.o
>>>
>>> after:
>>> text data bss dec hex filename
>>> 67283 2291 1056 70630 113e6 drivers/block/drbd/drbd_nl.o
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall@lip6.fr>
>>>
>>> ---
>>> drivers/block/drbd/drbd_nl.c | 2 +-
>>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/block/drbd/drbd_nl.c b/drivers/block/drbd/drbd_nl.c
>>> index 02255a0..ad0fcb4 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/block/drbd/drbd_nl.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/block/drbd/drbd_nl.c
>>> @@ -2294,7 +2294,7 @@ static bool conn_ov_running(struct drbd_connection *connection)
>>> static enum drbd_ret_code
>>> check_net_options(struct drbd_connection *connection, struct net_conf *new_net_conf)
>>> {
>>> - static enum drbd_ret_code rv;
>>> + enum drbd_ret_code rv;
>>> struct drbd_peer_device *peer_device;
>>> int i;
>>
>> Yes, that already got dropped for drbd9 and is obviously correct for
>> in-tree drbd8.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Roland Kammerer <roland.kammerer@linbit.com>
>>
>> Regards, rck
>
> Which tree should this go through? Jens, I think yours?

Yes, I'll queue it up for 4.13. Thanks Julia.

--
Jens Axboe

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