Re: [PATCH] staging: r8188eu: remove unused defines in wifi.h
From: Zameer Manji
Date: Tue Nov 16 2021 - 08:49:09 EST
On Mon, Nov 15, 2021 at 11:56 PM Pavel Skripkin <paskripkin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 11/16/21 04:14, Zameer Manji wrote:
> > None of these defines in wifi.h are used so they
> > can be safely removed.
> > Signed-off-by: Zameer Manji <zmanji@xxxxxxxxx>
> > ---
> > drivers/staging/r8188eu/include/wifi.h | 57 --------------------------
> > 1 file changed, 57 deletions(-)
> > diff --git a/drivers/staging/r8188eu/include/wifi.h b/drivers/staging/r8188eu/include/wifi.h
> > index 193a557f0f47..7cbc7015e90f 100644
> > --- a/drivers/staging/r8188eu/include/wifi.h
> > +++ b/drivers/staging/r8188eu/include/wifi.h
> > @@ -13,32 +13,9 @@
> > #define BIT(x) (1 << (x))
> What about BIT() macro? It's already defined in include/vdso/bits.h and
> can be included via include/bits.h.
> Most likely linux/ieee80211.h contains bits.h. Haven't checked yet, but
> anyway redefining kernel macros is not good approach and BIT() can be
> also removed.
This is a good observation, but the objective of my patch is to remove
unused defines so it will be easier to do the work that you mention. wifi.h
and ieee80211.h redefine a few kernel provided values, and I intend to
follow up by addressing all of them in one go.
Would you be willing to ack this patch as is?