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Date:	Sat, 19 Jul 2014 01:28:22 -0400
From:	Nick Krause <>
To:	James Bottomley <>
Cc:,, Jiri Kosina <>,
	Joe Perches <>,,,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] parisc: Remove FIXME comment

On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 1:20 AM, James Bottomley
<> wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-07-18 at 22:25 -0400, Nick Krause wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 5:03 PM, James Bottomley
>> <> wrote:
>> > On Fri, 2014-07-18 at 16:37 -0400, Nicholas Krause wrote:
>> >> The comment for size of frame not being needed is incorrect , the
>> >> function called needs this parameter.
>> >
>> > Actually, that's not correct.  The point of the FIXME is that fram_size
>> > is only used in a debug print and could be eliminated since the
>> > internals of the function excluding the debugging statements don't use
>> > it.
>> >
>> > James
>> >
>> >
>> So I need to need a patch removing the parameter from the  function
>> and this part of the code?
> Well, no, I'm not sure there's any action to take.  The FIXME reminds us
> that there's no actual use of the frame size in the function body except
> for the debugging prints.  The parameter could be removed if everyone
> who debugs the kernel agrees either to remove the debug code or remove
> the frame pointer from the prints, but it's probably not worth bothering
> about, which is why it's still there.
> James
Ok then , seems its going through I can however write some comments to
explain this
if needed.
Cheers Nick
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