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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/8]drivers:tmp.c Fix warning: variable 'rc' set but not used
On 06/15/2010 02:19 AM, Jean Delvare wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Jun 2010 07:29:44 +0200, Peter Stuge wrote:
>> Justin P. Mattock wrote:
>>>> *baffled* Why did you think that would work? transmit_cmd()s signature
>>>> has 4 parameters.
>>>
>>> I have no manual in front of me. Did a quick google, but came up with
>>> (no hits) info on what that function does. grep showed too many entries
>>> to really see why/what this is.
>
> Justin, I think you're on the wrong track here. You seem to be in a
> hurry to fix all these warnings generated by gcc 4.6. There is no hurry
> at all. Most warnings are false positives, and actual bugs may take
> some thinking and knowledge. So rushing is not needed and not
> desirable. Going too fast, you might even introduce new bugs, or
> prevent old bugs from being properly fixed.
>
> Warnings are a chance to make the code better. The goal is not to fix
> them quickly, but to fix them properly. If this is not your intent,
> then please stop immediately and let others deal with these warnings.
> If you want to help, this is appreciated, but what we need it quality,
> not quantity.
>

your right.. I do have this "must get it fixed now, or else
cut your head of mentality".. causing me to rush through things..
who knows why I do this..(I dont know why I do this honestly)

>> Check out the tool cscope. (Or kscope, if you prefer a GUI.)
>
> Or just LXR online if you don't want to install anything:
>
> http://lxr.linux.no/linux
> http://lxr.linux.no/#linux+v2.6.34/drivers/char/tpm/tpm.c#L451
>

At this point though gentlemen/ladies I'm pretty much crapped out now!!
so any answer is going to be skewed. but rushing through things is not
good.

Justin P. Mattock



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