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Date:   Sat, 01 Aug 2020 11:55:43 -0700
From:   Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:     Jules Irenge <jbi.octave@...il.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Paul Moore <paul@...l-moore.com>, Eric Paris <eparis@...hat.com>,
        "moderated list:AUDIT SUBSYSTEM" <linux-audit@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/4] audit: uninitialize global variable audit_sig_sid

On Sat, 2020-08-01 at 19:46 +0100, Jules Irenge wrote:
> Checkpatch tool reports an error at variable audit_sig_sid declaration
[]
> diff --git a/kernel/audit.c b/kernel/audit.c
[]
> @@ -125,7 +125,7 @@ static u32	audit_backlog_wait_time = AUDIT_BACKLOG_WAIT_TIME;
>  /* The identity of the user shutting down the audit system. */
>  kuid_t		audit_sig_uid = INVALID_UID;
>  pid_t		audit_sig_pid = -1;
> -u32		audit_sig_sid = 0;
> +u32		audit_sig_sid;

All of these are unused outside of audit.c and might as
well be static and removed from the .h file.


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