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Date:	Fri, 5 Aug 2011 21:08:13 +0200 (CEST)
From:	Julia Lawall <>
To:	Eric Sandeen <>
Cc:	Jan Kara <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/4] fs/ext3/balloc.c: delete useless initialization

On Fri, 5 Aug 2011, Eric Sandeen wrote:

> On 8/4/11 5:40 AM, Jan Kara wrote:
> > On Thu 04-08-11 12:29:31, Julia Lawall wrote:
> >> From: Julia Lawall <>
> >>
> >> Delete nontrivial initialization that is immediately overwritten by the
> >> result of an allocation function.
> >   Thanks. Merged.
> Just FWIW, I was curious how this ended up here.
> It looks like this has been there since 2005, and both
> lines went in in the same commit (i.e. it didn't creep in over time).

Actually, the old code had the same property, for the rsv variable...

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