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Date:	Tue, 20 Feb 2007 23:06:47 +0100
From:	Adrian Bunk <bunk@...sta.de>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>
Cc:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 2.6.19-rc6-mm1: drivers/net/chelsio/: unused code

On Tue, Feb 20, 2007 at 01:31:32PM -0800, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Feb 2007 01:02:14 +0100
> Adrian Bunk <bunk@...sta.de> wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 11:47:19PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > On Wed, 29 Nov 2006 08:36:09 +0100
> > > Adrian Bunk <bunk@...sta.de> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > On Mon, Nov 27, 2006 at 10:24:55AM -0800, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> > > > > On Fri, 24 Nov 2006 01:17:31 +0100
> > > > > Adrian Bunk <bunk@...sta.de> wrote:
> > > > > 
> > > > > > On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 02:17:03AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > > > > >...
> > > > > > > Changes since 2.6.19-rc5-mm2:
> > > > > > >...
> > > > > > > +chelsio-22-driver.patch
> > > > > > >...
> > > > > > >  netdev updates
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > It is suspicious that the following newly added code is completely unused:
> > > > > >   drivers/net/chelsio/ixf1010.o
> > > > > >     t1_ixf1010_ops
> > > > > >   drivers/net/chelsio/mac.o
> > > > > >     t1_chelsio_mac_ops
> > > > > >   drivers/net/chelsio/vsc8244.o
> > > > > >     t1_vsc8244_ops
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > cu
> > > > > > Adrian
> > > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > > All that is gone in later version. I reposted new patches
> > > > > after -mm2 was done.
> > > > 
> > > > It seems these patches didn't make it into 2.6.19-rc6-mm2 ?
> > > 
> > > I dropped that patch and picked up Francois's tree instead.
> > 
> > These structs are still both present and unused as of 2.6.20-mm1.
> 
> Please use your eyes, not your tool. Those functions are called in 2.6.20


My eyes tell me:


> static struct cmac *ixf1010_mac_create(adapter_t *adapter, int index)
> {
> ...
> 	mac->ops = &ixf1010_ops;


ixf1010_ops != t1_ixf1010_ops


> static struct cmac *mac_create(adapter_t *adapter, int index)
> {
> ...
> 
> 	mac->ops = &chelsio_mac_ops;


chelsio_mac_ops != t1_chelsio_mac_ops


> mac_create gets called by 
> 
> int __devinit t1_init_sw_modules(adapter_t *adapter,
> 				 const struct board_info *bi)
> {
> 
> 	for_each_port(adapter, i) {
> 		u8 hw_addr[6];
> 		struct cmac *mac;
> 		int phy_addr = bi->mdio_phybaseaddr + i;
> 
> 		adapter->port[i].phy = bi->gphy->create(adapter, phy_addr,
> 							bi->mdio_ops);


No, since t1_chelsio_mac_ops isn't used anywhere and mac_create() isn't 
referenced except from t1_chelsio_mac_ops.


cu
Adrian

BTW: It's not my tool, the script behind "make namespacecheck" was
     written by Keith Owens.

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