Re: [PATCH] ring-buffer: Remove unused function __rb_data_page_index()
From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Thu May 18 2017 - 15:46:54 EST
On Thu, 18 May 2017 12:40:02 -0700
Doug Anderson <dianders@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> This appears to have been introduced in 2009 by commit afbab76a62b6
> ("ring-buffer: have read page swap increment counter with page
> entries"), which removed the user of the function but not the function
> itself. If folks were so inclined, this could be picked back to
> linux-stable, but I'm not sure it's worth it.
It doesn't do anything but waste some disk space in the source
repository. It's a static inline function, which means it's not created
unless something calls it.
Thus, not worth the stable churn.