Re: [PATCH] Staging: rtl8712: removed an unnecessary else statement

From: Joe Perches
Date: Mon Dec 15 2014 - 12:27:20 EST

On Mon, 2014-12-15 at 11:12 -0600, Larry Finger wrote:
> On 12/15/2014 10:39 AM, Joe Perches wrote:
> > On Mon, 2014-12-15 at 20:55 +0530, Karthik Nayak wrote:
> >> As per checkpatch warning, removed an unnecessary else statement
> >> proceeding an if statement with a return.
> >
> > This is not a correct change.
> > The checkpatch message said "generally".
> > You still have to verify the code.
> Perhaps checkpatch should ignore setting this warning when there is an "else if"
> in the flow.

In a patch, that's not possible as the
context may not show the flow.

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