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Date:	Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:56:12 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: core: Quiet W=1 warnings for unused vars
 and static functions

From: Joe Perches <>
Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:51:38 -0700

> Reduce noise when compiling W=1.
> All the variables are unused.
> The functions are not called outside of the file so static
> is preferred.
> Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <>
> ---
> John, can you please verify that these gen_stats accesses
> are unnecessary?  I believe the compiler can elide them in
> any case, but I'm not sure what you intended here.

BTW, this patch reminds me that if people think there are
subdirectories where we can turn on things like -Werror in the
networking I would be very happy to apply such patches.

Things like arch/sparc has had this for years, I even forget when I
added it. :-)

Things like net/core/ for example should be doable for sure.

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