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SubjectRe: [PATCH 16/20] misc: genwqe: card_base: Remove set but unused variable 'rc'
On 2020-06-30 09:42, Lee Jones wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Jun 2020, haver wrote:
>
>> On 2020-06-29 16:04, Lee Jones wrote:
>> > Variable 'rc' hasn't been checked since the driver's inception
>> > in 2013. If it hasn't caused any issues since then, it's unlikely
>> > to in the future. Let's take it out for now.
>> >
>> > Fixes the following W=1 kernel build warning(s):
>> >
>> > drivers/misc/genwqe/card_base.c: In function
>> > ‘genwqe_health_check_stop’:
>> >
>> > /home/lee/projects/linux/kernel/drivers/misc/genwqe/card_base.c:1046:6:
>> > warning: variable ‘rc’ set but not used
>> > [-Wunused-but-set-variable]
>> > 1046 | int rc;
>> > | ^~
>> >
>> > Cc: Michael Jung <mijung@gmx.net>
>> > Cc: Michael Ruettger <michael@ibmra.de>
>> > Cc: Frank Haverkamp <haver@linux.ibm.com>
>> > Cc: Joerg-Stephan Vogt <jsvogt@de.ibm.com>
>> > Signed-off-by: Lee Jones <lee.jones@linaro.org>
>> > ---
>> > drivers/misc/genwqe/card_base.c | 4 +---
>> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 3 deletions(-)
>> >
>> > diff --git a/drivers/misc/genwqe/card_base.c
>> > b/drivers/misc/genwqe/card_base.c
>> > index 1dc6c7c5cbce9..bceebf49de2d5 100644
>> > --- a/drivers/misc/genwqe/card_base.c
>> > +++ b/drivers/misc/genwqe/card_base.c
>> > @@ -1043,12 +1043,10 @@ static int genwqe_health_thread_running(struct
>> > genwqe_dev *cd)
>> >
>> > static int genwqe_health_check_stop(struct genwqe_dev *cd)
>> > {
>> > - int rc;
>> > -
>> > if (!genwqe_health_thread_running(cd))
>> > return -EIO;
>> >
>> > - rc = kthread_stop(cd->health_thread);
>> > + kthread_stop(cd->health_thread);
>> > cd->health_thread = NULL;
>> > return 0;
>> > }
>>
>> Good idea. Let's remove it Thanks for the contribution.
>
> No problem, and you are welcome.
>
>> Signed-off-by: Frank Haverkamp <haver@linux.ibm.com>
>
> Just as an aside, this should be Acked-by, unless you either
> contributed to the patch directly or are in the delivery path i.e. you
> plan to pick the patch and send it to, say Linus, via a pull-request.

Right. Thanks for reminding me. Feel free to send it yourself.
When was the documentation checking introduced? At the time we
contributed the code there was no such checking.

Acked-by: Frank Haverkamp <haver@linux.ibm.com>

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