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SubjectRe: Patch?: linux-2.5.59/sound/soundcore.c referenced non-existant errno variable
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Bill Davidsen <davidsen@tmr.com> said:

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> I have not looked at the code this generates, it's a comment on human
> readability rather than an actual implementation, and I'm sure someone
> will argue that the first failure should just be a return if there's
> nothing else which needs to be done. On the other hand the return inline
> would be more bytes, so someone else can argue against.

Older gccs used to generate horrible code for several "return foo;" in the
function, dunno how it is today.

Besides, today there might be nothing else to do, but that can change. In
that case you'd better have all exits together.
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