Re: [trivial PATCH] module.h: Remove unnecessary semicolon

From: Rusty Russell
Date: Thu Nov 07 2013 - 18:51:19 EST

Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Thu, 2013-11-07 at 12:32 +1030, Rusty Russell wrote:
>> Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> > This semicolon isn't necessary, remove it.
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> This is a terrible description. Really bad.
> I'd've preferred no description.

Me too.

>> First, it just repeats the subject, with more words.
> Which others have demanded.

They're wrong.

>> Second, it gives me no indication that you've done a grep to make sure
>> noone is abusing the macro, so I can't apply it without doing that check
>> myself.
> That's a trust issue.
> I've done it. It isn't necessary.

WTF? Now you just said it's not necessary, I *know* I can't trust you.

> The other #define module_put_and_exit in a
> different #if #else already doesn't have one.

You didn't mention this, and even if you did, it's not sufficient. Some
code only ever gets compiled as a module, so it'd never hit the

> Trust it or not, apply it or not.

Now I know when I receive a patch from you I have to check it carefully,
because you can't be bothered.

I've fixed your patch, you can find it below.

From: Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: module.h: Remove unnecessary semicolon

[All 8 callers already have semicolons. -- RR]

Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
include/linux/module.h | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/module.h b/include/linux/module.h
index 15cd6b1b211e..46e548fd502a 100644
--- a/include/linux/module.h
+++ b/include/linux/module.h
@@ -451,7 +451,7 @@ int module_kallsyms_on_each_symbol(int (*fn)(void *, const char *,

extern void __module_put_and_exit(struct module *mod, long code)
-#define module_put_and_exit(code) __module_put_and_exit(THIS_MODULE, code);
+#define module_put_and_exit(code) __module_put_and_exit(THIS_MODULE, code)

unsigned long module_refcount(struct module *mod);
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