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Re: [PATCH] Suppress compiler warnings

To: thomas@koeller.dyndns.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Suppress compiler warnings
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Sun, 27 Aug 2006 14:12:03 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, Thomas K�r <thomas.koeller@baslerweb.com>
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On Sun, 27 Aug 2006 thomas@koeller.dyndns.org wrote:
> The excite platform exports hardware resources for device drivers to use.
> Any driver wanting to use these resources will look up them by their names.
> Since these resources are declared to have static linkage, but are not used
> in the source file defining them, the compiler used to emit an 'unused'
> warning, which this patch suppresses.

How can a driver look them up, if they are not linked in in some structure?

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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