Re: [PATCH] remove untouched code in kfifo_in
From: Andrew Morton
Date: Mon Oct 22 2012 - 19:55:55 EST
On Fri, 19 Oct 2012 09:34:43 +0200 (CEST)
Jiri Kosina <jkosina@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Oct 2012, Stefani Seibold wrote:
> > > > In kfifo_in marco, one piece of code is arounded by if(0). This code in
> > > > introduced by Stefani Seibold <stefani@xxxxxxxxxxx> to suppress a compiler
> > > > warning. This warning is not there with the upgrade of gcc version.
> > > >
> > > > This patch just remove this code.
> > >
> > > Are you sure?
> > > This code fragment looks like a compiler bomb to detect type mismatch to me...
> > Yes, you are great! That was the reason why i made this peace of code.
> > So don't remove it!
> As even you, the author of the code, got confused by it for a while,
> adding an explanatory comment seems appropriate.
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