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Subject[PATCH 00/11] Removing dead code
Hi all!

As part of the VAMOS[0] research project at the University of
Erlangen we are looking at multiple integrity errors in linux'
configuration system.

I've been running a check on the drivers/net sourcetree for
config Items not defined in Kconfig and found 11 such
cases. Sourcecode blocks depending on these Items are not reachable
from a vanilla kernel -- dead code. I've seen such dead blocks made on
purpose e.g. while integrating new features into the kernel but
generally they're just useless.

Each of the patches in this patchset removes on such dead
config Item, I'd be glad if you consider applying them. I've been
doing deeper analysis of such issues before and can do so again but
I'm not so sure they were fastly usefull.

I build the patches against a vanilla kernel in order to
try if the kernel compiles with this patches

Please keep me informed of this patch getting confirmed /
merged so we can keep track of it.

Regards

Christoph Egger

[0] http://vamos1.informatik.uni-erlangen.de/

Christoph Egger (11):
Removing dead RT2800PCI_SOC
Removing dead {AR,WAVE}LAN
Removing dead CASSINI_QGE_DEBUG
Removing dead CASSINI_MULTICAST_REG_WRITE
Removing dead CASSINI_NAPI
Removing dead CHELSIO_T1_COUGAR
Removing dead ARCH_PNX010X
Removing dead SH_HICOSH4
Removing dead ETRAX_NETWORK_RED_ON_NO_CONNECTION
Removing dead NETWINDER_{T,R}X_DMA_PROBLEMS
Removing dead REDWOOD_{5,6}
drivers/net/Space.c | 6 --
drivers/net/cassini.c | 25 +--------
drivers/net/cassini.h | 4 -
drivers/net/chelsio/subr.c | 48 +---------------
drivers/net/cris/eth_v10.c | 4 -
drivers/net/cs89x0.c | 96 +------------------------------
drivers/net/cs89x0.h | 4 -
drivers/net/irda/w83977af_ir.c | 33 +---------
drivers/net/smc91x.h | 37 ------------
drivers/net/wireless/rt2x00/Kconfig | 5 --
drivers/net/wireless/rt2x00/rt2800pci.c | 39 -------------
11 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 292 deletions(-)


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