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SubjectRe: Suspicious compilation warning
On Mon, 19 Apr 2010 20:27:43 -0300
Marcelo Jimenez <mroberto@cpti.cetuc.puc-rio.br> wrote:

> I get this warning while compiling for ARM/SA1100:
>
> mm/sparse.c: In function '__section_nr':
> mm/sparse.c:135: warning: 'root' is used uninitialized in this function
>
> With a small patch in fs/proc/meminfo.c, I find that NR_SECTION_ROOTS
> is zero, which certainly explains the warning.
>
> # cat /proc/meminfo
> NR_SECTION_ROOTS=0
> NR_MEM_SECTIONS=32
> SECTIONS_PER_ROOT=512
> SECTIONS_SHIFT=5
> MAX_PHYSMEM_BITS=32

hm, who owns sparsemem nowadays? Nobody identifiable.

Does it make physical sense to have SECTIONS_PER_ROOT > NR_MEM_SECTIONS?


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