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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] lockdep: fix warning: print_lock_trace defined but not used
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On 6/9/19 6:51 AM, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> On Tue, May 21, 2019 at 12:08:08AM -0700, john.hubbard@gmail.com wrote:
>> From: John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>
>>
>> Commit 0d2cc3b34532 ("locking/lockdep: Move valid_state() inside
>> CONFIG_TRACE_IRQFLAGS && CONFIG_PROVE_LOCKING") moved the only usage of
>> print_lock_trace() that was originally outside of the CONFIG_PROVE_LOCKING
>> case. It moved that usage into a different case: CONFIG_PROVE_LOCKING &&
>> CONFIG_TRACE_IRQFLAGS. That leaves things not symmetrical, and as a result,
>> the following warning fires on my build, when I have
>>
>> !CONFIG_TRACE_IRQFLAGS && !CONFIG_PROVE_LOCKING
>>
>> set:
>>
>> kernel/locking/lockdep.c:2821:13: warning: ‘print_lock_trace’ defined
>> but not used [-Wunused-function]
>>
>> Fix this by only defining print_lock_trace() in cases in which is it
>> called.
>>
>> Fixes: 0d2cc3b34532 ("locking/lockdep: Move valid_state() inside CONFIG_TRACE_IRQFLAGS && CONFIG_PROVE_LOCKING")
>> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <frederic@kernel.org>
>> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
>> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
>> Cc: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
>> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
>> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
>> Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
>> Signed-off-by: John Hubbard <jhubbard@nvidia.com>
>> ---
>> kernel/locking/lockdep.c | 3 +++
>> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/kernel/locking/lockdep.c b/kernel/locking/lockdep.c
>> index d06190fa5082..3065dc36c27a 100644
>> --- a/kernel/locking/lockdep.c
>> +++ b/kernel/locking/lockdep.c
>> @@ -2817,11 +2817,14 @@ static inline int validate_chain(struct task_struct *curr,
>> return 1;
>> }
>>
>> +#if defined(CONFIG_TRACE_IRQFLAGS)
>> static void print_lock_trace(struct lock_trace *trace, unsigned int spaces)
>
> This works, but another approach is to put "__maybe_unused" in the
> above declaration, which avoids the need to have "#if" in a .c file.


Good idea, that approach appeals to me here, because tracing is a natural fit
for "might not be used" types of functions.


> But this file already has quite a few #if and #ifdef commands, so maybe
> it is OK here.
>
> Also, "#ifdef CONFIG_TRACE_IRQFLAGS" is a bit more conventional than
> the above, should the "__maybe_unused" be undesirable.

ah, OK, I'll keep that in mind. (The two seemed identical to my mind, but
it's good to make things look like surrounding code, of course.)

thanks,
--
John Hubbard
NVIDIA


>
> Yet another approach is to move this function to include/linux/lockdep.h,
> where #ifdef is considered less objectionable.
>
> But I must defer to the maintainers.
>
> Thanx, Paul

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