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SubjectRe: [PATCH 167] Kill unused variables in the net code
On Fri, 7 Jan 2005, linux-os wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Jan 2005, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > 2.4.28-rc2 introduced a warning in the net code on non-SMP:
> >
> > net/core/neighbour.c:1809: warning: unused variable `tbl'
> >
> > The following patch fixes this.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
> >
> > --- linux-2.4.29-rc1/include/linux/spinlock.h 2004-04-27 17:22:10.000000000
> > +0200
> > +++ linux-m68k-2.4.29-rc1/include/linux/spinlock.h 2005-01-07
> > 21:51:28.000000000 +0100
> > @@ -147,7 +147,7 @@
> >
> > #define rwlock_init(lock) do { } while(0)
> > #define read_lock(lock) (void)(lock) /* Not "unused variable". */
> > -#define read_unlock(lock) do { } while(0)
> > +#define read_unlock(lock) (void)(lock) /* Not "unused variable". */
> > #define write_lock(lock) (void)(lock) /* Not "unused variable". */
> > #define write_unlock(lock) do { } while(0)
> But don't all you need to do is:
>
> #define read_unlock(x)

No, since the `x' may refer to a variable that's further unused (cfr.
net/core/neighbour.c:1809).

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
Geert

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