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SubjectRe: block/bsg.c
On Mon, 16 Jul 2007 20:47:45 -0400 Jeff Garzik <> wrote:

> Andrew Morton wrote:
> > The modern way of shutting up gcc is uninitialized_var().
> Should I convert my misc-2.6.git#gccbug repository over to this, and
> push upstream?

Opinions differ (a bit) but personally I think the benefit of fixing the
warnings outweighs the risk that these suppressions will later hide a real

Certainly, using uninitialized_var() is better than open-coding "= 0" all
over the place.

Purists can add a config variable to centrally disable uninitialized_var()
if they want to check on the warnings.

> #gccbug branch is a set of places where I have verified that the
> variable is indeed initialized, even though gcc complains it may not be.

Do it!
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