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staging: wilc1000: Remove unused function wilc_lock_timeout

Message ID 1476953672-2198-1-git-send-email-binoy.jayan@linaro.org
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Binoy Jayan Oct. 20, 2016, 8:54 a.m. UTC
Semaphore are going away in the future, so remove the unused function
wilc_lock_timeout which calls a semaphore api but has no users.

Signed-off-by: Binoy Jayan <binoy.jayan@linaro.org>
---

They following is a patch which removes semaphores from wilc1000.
Its part of a bigger effort to eliminate all semaphores
from the linux kernel.

 drivers/staging/wilc1000/linux_wlan.c | 11 -----------
 1 file changed, 11 deletions(-)

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Arnd Bergmann Oct. 20, 2016, 9:17 a.m. UTC | #1
On Thursday, October 20, 2016 2:24:32 PM CEST Binoy Jayan wrote:
> Semaphore are going away in the future, so remove the unused function
> wilc_lock_timeout which calls a semaphore api but has no users.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Binoy Jayan <binoy.jayan@linaro.org>
> ---
> 
> They following is a patch which removes semaphores from wilc1000.
> Its part of a bigger effort to eliminate all semaphores
> from the linux kernel.

Good catch!

>  drivers/staging/wilc1000/linux_wlan.c | 11 -----------
>  1 file changed, 11 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/staging/wilc1000/linux_wlan.c b/drivers/staging/wilc1000/linux_wlan.c
> index 6370a5e..470d59f 100644
> --- a/drivers/staging/wilc1000/linux_wlan.c
> +++ b/drivers/staging/wilc1000/linux_wlan.c
> @@ -218,17 +218,6 @@ static void deinit_irq(struct net_device *dev)
>         }
>  }
>  
> -int wilc_lock_timeout(struct wilc *nic, void *vp, u32 timeout)
> -{
> -       /* FIXME: replace with mutex_lock or wait_for_completion */
> -       int error = -1;
> -
> -       if (vp)
> -               error = down_timeout(vp,
> -                                    msecs_to_jiffies(timeout));
> -       return error;
> -}

You need to remove the prototype from wilc_wfi_netdevice.h
as well. Once you do that, please add

Reviewed-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
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Patch

diff --git a/drivers/staging/wilc1000/linux_wlan.c b/drivers/staging/wilc1000/linux_wlan.c
index 6370a5e..470d59f 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/wilc1000/linux_wlan.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/wilc1000/linux_wlan.c
@@ -218,17 +218,6 @@  static void deinit_irq(struct net_device *dev)
 	}
 }
 
-int wilc_lock_timeout(struct wilc *nic, void *vp, u32 timeout)
-{
-	/* FIXME: replace with mutex_lock or wait_for_completion */
-	int error = -1;
-
-	if (vp)
-		error = down_timeout(vp,
-				     msecs_to_jiffies(timeout));
-	return error;
-}
-
 void wilc_mac_indicate(struct wilc *wilc, int flag)
 {
 	int status;