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Date:   Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:18:45 -0500 (EST)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: make ndo_get_stats64 a void function

From: Stephen Hemminger <>
Date: Thu,  5 Jan 2017 09:31:36 -0800

> The network device operation for reading statistics is only called
> in one place, and it ignores the return value. Having a structure
> return value is potentially confusing because some future driver could
> incorrectly assume that the return value was used.
> Fix all drivers with ndo_get_stats64 to have a void function.
> Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <>

You missed at least one new warning, please do a fresh allmodconfig build
and watch the logs.

drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnx2.c: In function ‘bnx2_get_stats64’:
drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnx2.c:6830:10: warning: ‘return’ with a value, in function returning void


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