Re: [PATCH] remove untouched code in kfifo_in

From: Jiri Kosina
Date: Fri Oct 19 2012 - 03:34:41 EST

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.


Jiri Kosina
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