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Date:	Tue, 02 Oct 2012 14:46:03 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	matthew@...ster.org
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] net: ethernet: clean out braces / old code (found
 via checkpatch)

From: matthew@...ster.org
Date: Tue,  2 Oct 2012 12:41:44 +0100

> From: Matthew Walster <matthew@...ster.org>
> 
> Remove an old commented out piece of code.
> Remove an if(true) statement.
> Remove a set of braces that weren't strictly necessary.
> 
> All found by running checkpatch.pl against the code.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Matthew Walster <matthew@...ster.org>

That comment and that unconditional if() are documentation.

Don't be an automaton and blindly make changes based upon
checkpatch.pl output.
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