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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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