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SubjectRe: [PATCH][mtd-next] mtd: spi-nor: remove redundant check on err


Am 01.08.2017 18:33, schrieb Cyrille Pitchen:
> Hi Colin,
>
> Le 29/06/2017 à 19:50, Colin King a écrit :
>> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
>>
>> The variable err is not updated since the previous check on it, so
>> the subsequent check on err is redundant and can be removed.
>>
>> Detected by CoverityScan, CID#1448658 ("Logically dead code")
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
>> ---
>> drivers/mtd/spi-nor/spi-nor.c | 3 ---
>> 1 file changed, 3 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/mtd/spi-nor/spi-nor.c b/drivers/mtd/spi-nor/spi-nor.c
>> index 196b52f083ae..1296c1931591 100644
>> --- a/drivers/mtd/spi-nor/spi-nor.c
>> +++ b/drivers/mtd/spi-nor/spi-nor.c
>> @@ -2307,9 +2307,6 @@ static int spi_nor_parse_sfdp(struct spi_nor *nor,
>> default:
>> break;
>> }
>> -
>> - if (err)
>> - goto exit;
>
> Sorry but this was done on purpose to prepare the structure of the
> source code so it's more easy to add later parsing of optional SFDP
> tables such as the 4-byte address instruction set table or sector erase
> map table.
> At that time each case of the switch statement should update the value
> of 'err'.
>
> Best regards,
>

This is hard to guess, could you add a comment so the next well meaning person
has a chance to know that this is onn purpose ?

re,
wh


> Cyrille
>> }
>>
>> exit:
>>
>
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