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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mbox: qcom: avoid unused-variable warning
Hi Stephen,

On Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 8:26 PM Stephen Boyd <sboyd@kernel.org> wrote:
> Quoting Geert Uytterhoeven (2019-09-26 06:07:13)
> > On Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 11:06 PM Stephen Boyd <sboyd@kernel.org> wrote:
> > > Quoting Arnd Bergmann (2019-09-20 12:27:50)
> > > > On Fri, Sep 20, 2019 at 6:45 PM Stephen Boyd <sboyd@kernel.org> wrote:
> > > > > > @@ -54,11 +60,6 @@ static int qcom_apcs_ipc_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
> > > > > > void __iomem *base;
> > > > > > unsigned long i;
> > > > > > int ret;
> > > > > > - const struct of_device_id apcs_clk_match_table[] = {
> > > > >
> > > > > Does marking it static here work too? It would be nice to limit the
> > > > > scope of this variable to this function instead of making it a global.
> > > > > Also, it might be slightly smaller code size if that works.
> > > >
> > > > No, I just tried and the warning returned.
> >
> > It's there for the convenience for the user, so he doesn't have to add it
> > himself explicitly.
> >
> > > ("of/device: Nullify match table in of_match_device() for CONFIG_OF=n"),
> > > but it's been 5 years! Surely we can revert this change now that commit
> > > 219a7bc577e6 ("spi: rspi: Use of_device_get_match_data() helper") is
> > > merged.
> >
> > Right, the particular error case in the RSPI driver can no longer happen.
> >
> > Calling of_device_get_match_data() is the better solution anyway, as
> > that uses the match table stored in dev->driver->of_match_table, so
> > there's no need to pass the table explicitly, and conditionally.
> >
> > Hence...
> >
> > > --- a/drivers/leds/leds-pca9532.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/leds/leds-pca9532.c
> > > @@ -472,7 +472,7 @@ pca9532_of_populate_pdata(struct device *dev, struct device_node *np)
> > > int i = 0;
> > > const char *state;
> > >
> > > - match = of_match_device(of_pca9532_leds_match, dev);
> > > + match = of_match_device(of_match_ptr(of_pca9532_leds_match), dev);
> > > if (!match)
> > > return ERR_PTR(-ENODEV);
> >
> > Please convert to of_device_get_match_data() instead of adding
> > of_match_ptr() invocations...
>
> How is this workable? I left it as of_match_device() because the value
> returned may be 0 for the enum and that looks the same as NULL.

This function is used for the DT case only, so there will always be a match.
Hence you can do devid = (int)(uintptr_t)of_device_get_match_data(dev).

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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