Re: [PATCH -next] rtc: drop unused ret variable orphaned by misc_deregister becoming void

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Tue Sep 01 2015 - 13:43:18 EST

On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 7:37 PM, Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 22, 2015 at 9:26 PM, Paul Gortmaker
> <paul.gortmaker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> In commit f368ed6088ae9c1fbe1c897bb5f215ce5e63fa1e ("char: make
>> misc_deregister a void function") this ret variable became unused
>> which now generates a compile warning. Get rid of it.
>> Cc: Alessandro Zummo <a.zummo@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: Alexandre Belloni <alexandre.belloni@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Cc: rtc-linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Acked-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> It's funny how these things end up in mainline, despite at least two
> people providing a patch.

Ah, Greg sent a very early pull request. That explains it...



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