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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] Extend notifier_call_chain to count nr_calls made.
Hi Andrew,

On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 10:19:41PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:

> > +
> > + if (nr_calls)
> > + *nr_calls ++;
> This gets
> kernel/sys.c: In function 'notifier_call_chain':
> kernel/sys.c:164: warning: value computed is not used
> And indeed, this code doesn't work.
> What happened?

I didn't get the warnings because my test box still has the prehistoric
version 3.4.4 of gcc.
I compiled the code with gcc 4.1.1 and got the warnings.

The code does not work because of my carelessness.
It should have been (*nr_calls)++ in the first place. I apologise.

Thanks for fixing it.

Gautham R Shenoy
Linux Technology Center
IBM India.
"Freedom comes with a price tag of responsibility, which is still a bargain,
because Freedom is priceless!"
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