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Date:   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:37:02 +0100
From:   Arnd Bergmann <>
To:     Kalle Valo <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Larry Finger <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>, Priit Laes <>
        Nick Desaulniers <>,
        Nathan Chancellor <>,,,,
Subject: [PATCH] b43: shut up clang -Wuninitialized variable warning

Clang warns about what is clearly a case of passing an uninitalized
variable into a static function:

drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/b43/phy_lp.c:1852:23: error: variable 'gains' is uninitialized when used here
                lpphy_papd_cal(dev, gains, 0, 1, 30);
drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/b43/phy_lp.c:1838:2: note: variable 'gains' is declared here
        struct lpphy_tx_gains gains, oldgains;
1 error generated.

However, this function is empty, and its arguments are never evaluated,
so gcc in contrast does not warn here. Both compilers behave in a
reasonable way as far as I can tell, so we should change the code
to avoid the warning everywhere.

We could just eliminate the lpphy_papd_cal() function entirely,
given that it has had the TODO comment in it for 10 years now
and is rather unlikely to ever get done. I'm doing a simpler
change here, and just pass the 'oldgains' variable in that has
been initialized, based on the guess that this is what was
originally meant.

Fixes: 2c0d6100da3e ("b43: LP-PHY: Begin implementing calibration & software RFKILL support")
Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
 drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/b43/phy_lp.c | 6 +++---
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/b43/phy_lp.c b/drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/b43/phy_lp.c
index 46408a560814..aedee026c5e2 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/b43/phy_lp.c
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/b43/phy_lp.c
@@ -1835,7 +1835,7 @@ static void lpphy_papd_cal(struct b43_wldev *dev, struct lpphy_tx_gains gains,
 static void lpphy_papd_cal_txpwr(struct b43_wldev *dev)
 	struct b43_phy_lp *lpphy = dev->phy.lp;
-	struct lpphy_tx_gains gains, oldgains;
+	struct lpphy_tx_gains oldgains;
 	int old_txpctl, old_afe_ovr, old_rf, old_bbmult;
@@ -1849,9 +1849,9 @@ static void lpphy_papd_cal_txpwr(struct b43_wldev *dev)
 	lpphy_set_tx_power_control(dev, B43_LPPHY_TXPCTL_OFF);
 	if (dev->dev->chip_id == 0x4325 && dev->dev->chip_rev == 0)
-		lpphy_papd_cal(dev, gains, 0, 1, 30);
+		lpphy_papd_cal(dev, oldgains, 0, 1, 30);
-		lpphy_papd_cal(dev, gains, 0, 1, 65);
+		lpphy_papd_cal(dev, oldgains, 0, 1, 65);
 	if (old_afe_ovr)
 		lpphy_set_tx_gains(dev, oldgains);

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