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Date:   Sat, 16 Sep 2017 17:38:30 +0530
From:   Srishti Sharma <srishtishar@...il.com>
To:     Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...6.fr>
Cc:     Lidza Louina <lidza.louina@...il.com>, markh@...pro.net,
        Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        driverdev-devel@...uxdriverproject.org, devel@...verdev.osuosl.org,
        Linux kernel mailing list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        outreachy-kernel@...glegroups.com
Subject: Re: [Outreachy kernel] [PATCH] Staging: dgnc: Remove unused variables
 from structure definition

On Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 5:20 PM, Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...6.fr> wrote:
>
>
> On Sat, 16 Sep 2017, Srishti Sharma wrote:
>
>> Some variables in the structure were unused and hence them and
>> the comments associated with them can be removed.
>
> How did you find these?  The last two can easily be checked with grep, but
> that is ont the case for type.

I removed them and then compiled the code to see if it still compiles.
I was using grep earlier to see if the fields in the structure are
ever accessed by the variables of that structure type, as the TODO of
the driver says that there is a lot of unneeded code.
>
> Actually there are two structures in the file with useless
> proc_entry_pointer fields.  The other one has a useless
> dgnc_channel_table.  It could be reasonable to make a series to do both
> structures.

Okay, I'll send them as a series. Thanks

Regards,
Srishti

> julia
>
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Srishti Sharma <srishtishar@...il.com>
>> ---
>>  drivers/staging/dgnc/dgnc_driver.h | 10 ----------
>>  1 file changed, 10 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/staging/dgnc/dgnc_driver.h b/drivers/staging/dgnc/dgnc_driver.h
>> index 764d6fe..2b625cc 100644
>> --- a/drivers/staging/dgnc/dgnc_driver.h
>> +++ b/drivers/staging/dgnc/dgnc_driver.h
>> @@ -103,8 +103,6 @@ struct board_ops {
>>  /**
>>   * struct dgnc_board - Per board information.
>>   * @boardnum: Board number (0 - 32).
>> - *
>> - * @type: Type of board.
>>   * @name: Product name.
>>   * @pdev: Pointer to the pci_dev structure.
>>   * @bd_flags: Board flags.
>> @@ -140,13 +138,9 @@ struct board_ops {
>>   * @dpastatus: Board status as defined by DPA.
>>   * @bd_dividend: Board/UART's specific dividend.
>>   * @bd_ops: Pointer to board operations structure.
>> - * @proc_entry_pointer: Proc/<board> entry
>> - * @dgnc_board_table: Proc/<board> entry
>>   */
>>  struct dgnc_board {
>>       int             boardnum;
>> -
>> -     int             type;
>>       char            *name;
>>       struct pci_dev  *pdev;
>>       unsigned long   bd_flags;
>> @@ -200,10 +194,6 @@ struct dgnc_board {
>>       uint            bd_dividend;
>>
>>       struct board_ops *bd_ops;
>> -
>> -     struct proc_dir_entry *proc_entry_pointer;
>> -     struct dgnc_proc_entry *dgnc_board_table;
>> -
>>  };
>>
>>  /* Unit flag definitions for un_flags. */
>> --
>> 2.7.4
>>
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