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Date:   Wed, 13 Jun 2018 12:22:18 +0300
From:   Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...cle.com>
To:     Colin King <colin.king@...onical.com>
Cc:     "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] WAN: LMC: ensure lmc_trace is reporting return from
 lmc_proto_type

On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 07:04:10AM +0100, Colin King wrote:
> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
> 
> Currently the lmc tracing is not reporting the return from function
> lmc_proto_type and this tracing statement is never executed. Fix
> this by returning through the end of the function.  Also fix a typo
> in the function name lmc_proto_type in the trace message.
> 
> Detected by CoverityScan, CID#710539 ("Structurally dead code")
> 
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/wan/lmc/lmc_proto.c | 14 +++++++++-----
>  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/net/wan/lmc/lmc_proto.c b/drivers/net/wan/lmc/lmc_proto.c
> index 5a6c87bce1bf..b98c1ee860de 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/wan/lmc/lmc_proto.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/wan/lmc/lmc_proto.c
> @@ -99,23 +99,27 @@ void lmc_proto_close(lmc_softc_t *sc)
>  
>  __be16 lmc_proto_type(lmc_softc_t *sc, struct sk_buff *skb) /*FOLD00*/
>  {
> +	__be16 ret;
> +
>  	lmc_trace(sc->lmc_device, "lmc_proto_type in");

Did you take a look at lmc_trace()?  It's total garbage.  It's better
to just delete it.

regards,
dan carpenter

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