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Date:   Sat,  9 May 2020 22:48:03 +0100
From:   Colin King <>
To:     "David S . Miller" <>, (open),
Subject: [PATCH] net: huawei_cdc_ncm: remove redundant assignment to variable ret

From: Colin Ian King <>

The variable ret is being initializeed with a value that is never read
and it is being updated later with a new value. The initialization
is redundant and can be removed.

Addresses-Coverity: ("Unused value")
Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <>
 drivers/net/usb/huawei_cdc_ncm.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/usb/huawei_cdc_ncm.c b/drivers/net/usb/huawei_cdc_ncm.c
index 099d84827004..a87f0dabcdb7 100644
--- a/drivers/net/usb/huawei_cdc_ncm.c
+++ b/drivers/net/usb/huawei_cdc_ncm.c
@@ -67,7 +67,7 @@ static int huawei_cdc_ncm_bind(struct usbnet *usbnet_dev,
 	struct cdc_ncm_ctx *ctx;
 	struct usb_driver *subdriver = ERR_PTR(-ENODEV);
-	int ret = -ENODEV;
+	int ret;
 	struct huawei_cdc_ncm_state *drvstate = (void *)&usbnet_dev->data;
 	int drvflags = 0;

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