Re: [PATCH v2] net: ll_temac: Use one return statement instead of two

From: Michal Simek
Date: Mon May 11 2015 - 11:26:37 EST

On 05/11/2015 04:42 PM, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Mon, 2015-05-11 at 16:05 +0200, Michal Simek wrote:
>> Use one return statement instead of two to simplify the code.
>> Both are returning the same value.
> trivia and FYI:

But still correct right?

> I think there are about 100 of these in kernel tree
> and I'm not going to submit patches.
> $ grep-2.5.4 -rP --include=*.[ch] -n "^([\t]+)\treturn[ \t]+([A-Za-z0-9\_\>\(\)\.\>\[\]\-]+);\n(\1}\n)?\1return[ \t]+\2;" * | \
> grep -P "^[\w\/\.]+:\d+:"

Are you suggesting that someone else should send patches for it?
I expect that this is something what Julia can check with coccinelle
and can be added to scripts folder.


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