Re: [PATCH] obsolete config in kernel source (DVB_DIBCOM_DEBUG)

From: Mauro Carvalho Chehab
Date: Mon Jan 25 2010 - 07:22:19 EST

Hi Patrick,

Could you please take a look on this patch? It makes sense or to apply it
or to add an option to enable debug messages at the drivers.


Christoph Egger wrote:
> Hi all!
> As part of the VAMOS[0] research project at the University of
> Erlangen we're checking referential integrity between kernel KConfig
> options and in-code Conditional blocks.
> By this we discovered the config Option DVB_DIBCOM_DEBUG,
> which was dropped while removing the dibusb driver in favor of dvb-usb
> in 2005. However it remaind existant at some places of the kernel
> config.
> Probably one should be a bit more agressive here as the dprintk
> macro now expands to a do{}while(0) unconditionally so all blocks
> using them can also be dropped to remove in-tree cruft but the patch
> does a first cleanup.
> Please keep me informed of this patch getting confirmed /
> merged so we can keep track of it.
> Regards
> Christoph Egger
> [0]

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