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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 2/9] clk: tegra: Add tegra specific clocks
On 01/16/2013 10:03 PM, Hiroshi Doyu wrote:
> Stephen Warren <swarren@wwwdotorg.org> wrote @ Wed, 16 Jan 2013 21:11:24 +0100:
>
>>>> +static int clk_frac_div_set_rate(struct clk_hw *hw, unsigned long rate,
>>>> + unsigned long parent_rate)
>>>> +{
>>>> + struct tegra_clk_frac_div *divider = to_clk_frac_div(hw);
>>>> + int div;
>>>> + unsigned long flags = 0;
>>>
>>> nit, is "flags" not needed to initialize here?
>>
>> It avoids a compiler warning; the compiler doesn't that the if condition
>> that guards the path that uses flags is the same condition as the path
>> that initializes it. Or, it may be related to the fact that
>> spin_lock_irqsave() writes to the value through a pointer parameter, and
>> the compiler doesn't know it's an out-only parameter.
>
> It might be better to append the special comment /* GCC */[1] on that line.
>
> [1] https://lwn.net/Articles/529954/

I note that patch hasn't actually been merged though, so I think I'll
avoid doing that for now.



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