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Date:	Mon, 5 Nov 2012 09:44:19 +0100
From:	Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	pebolle@...cali.nl, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	isdn@...ux-pingi.de, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 8/9] isdn: Remove unused variable causing a compile build
 warning

On Sun, 04 Nov 2012, David Miller wrote:

> From: Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>
> Date: Sun, 4 Nov 2012 11:53:32 +0100
> 
> > 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.
> 
> I think the most appropriate thing to do is make CONFIG_ISDN depend
> upon CONFIG_NETDEVICES in the Kconfig file.

... and then remove the CONFIG_NETDEVICES guards in isdn_common.c?

If that's suitable more suitable I can do that instead?

Just need a yay or nay and I'll make it happen.

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