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Date:	Sun, 4 Nov 2012 11:53:32 +0100
From:	Lee Jones <>
To:	Paul Bolle <>
Cc:, Karsten Keil <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 8/9] isdn: Remove unused variable causing a compile build

On Sun, 04 Nov 2012, Paul Bolle wrote:

> On Sat, 2012-11-03 at 23:48 +0100, Lee Jones wrote:
> > On Sat, 03 Nov 2012, Paul Bolle wrote:
> > > On Sat, 2012-11-03 at 23:02 +0100, Lee Jones wrote:
> > > > This patch fixes:
> > > > drivers/isdn/i4l/isdn_common.c: In function ‘isdn_ioctl’:
> > > > drivers/isdn/i4l/isdn_common.c:1278:8: warning: unused variable ‘s’ [-Wunused-variable]
> > > 
> > > Did you have CONFIG_NETDEVICES not set in this build?
> > 
> > Ah yes, I see it. The function went down further than I thought
> > it did. So the real fix is to ensure 's' is defined inside of
> > some ifdef CONFIG_NETDEVICES guards. 
> What puzzles me is that we only find these "#ifdef CONFIG_NETDEVICES"
> guards in this file and not in isdn_net.c, were all the ioctl commands
> guarded that way seem to be calling into. On first glance that doesn't
> make much sense.
> (Actually the idea of having ISDN without NETDEVICES is a bit puzzling
> too. But there are too many parts of the isdn subsystem that I'm
> unfamiliar with to say whether that can make sense.)

I'm in the same position as you Paul. I just noticed the warning so
fixed it following the current way of doing things. Any, more
substantial changes requiring greater knowledge of the subsystem
would have to be done by someone else.

Lee Jones
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