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Date:   Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:29:39 +0200
From:   Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
To:     Baoyou Xie <baoyou.xie@...aro.org>
Cc:     Yuval.Mintz@...gic.com, Ariel.Elior@...gic.com,
        everest-linux-l2@...gic.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, xie.baoyou@....com.cn,
        han.fei@....com.cn, tang.qiang007@....com.cn
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] qed: mark symbols static where possible

On Friday 30 September 2016, Baoyou Xie wrote:
> 
> We get 12 warnings when building kernel with W=1:
> drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_cxt.c:346:6: warning: no previous prototype for 'qed_cxt_set_srq_count' [-Wmissing-prototypes]
> drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_cxt.c:353:5: warning: no previous prototype for 'qed_cxt_get_srq_count' [-Wmissing-prototypes]
> drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_cxt.c:389:5: warning: no previous prototype for 'qed_cxt_get_proto_cid_start' [-Wmissing-prototypes]
> drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_cxt.c:395:5: warning: no previous prototype for 'qed_cxt_get_proto_tid_count' [-Wmissing-prototypes]
> drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_cxt.c:1801:6: warning: no previous prototype for 'qed_rdma_set_pf_params' [-Wmissing-prototypes]
> drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_debug.c:4031:17: warning: no previous prototype for 'qed_mcp_trace_dump' [-Wmissing-prototypes]
> drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_debug.c:4133:17: warning: no previous prototype for 'qed_reg_fifo_dump' [-Wmissing-prototypes]
> drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_debug.c:4195:17: warning: no previous prototype for 'qed_igu_fifo_dump' [-Wmissing-prototypes]
> drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_debug.c:4258:17: warning: no previous prototype for 'qed_protection_override_dump' [-Wmissing-prototypes]
> drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_debug.c:6342:17: warning: no previous prototype for 'qed_print_idle_chk_results_wrapper' [-Wmissing-prototypes]
> drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_debug.c:6416:17: warning: no previous prototype for 'format_feature' [-Wmissing-prototypes]
> drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qed/qed_debug.c:6483:17: warning: no previous prototype for 'qed_dbg_dump' [-Wmissing-prototypes]
> 
> In fact, these functions are only used in the file in which they are
> declared and don't need a declaration, but can be made static.
> So this patch marks these functions with 'static'.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Baoyou Xie <baoyou.xie@...aro.org>

Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>

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