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SubjectRe: [PATCH] clocksource/drivers/timer-ti-dm: Remove omap_dm_timer_set_load_start
* Ladislav Michl <ladis@linux-mips.org> [190327 08:12]:
> Hello Nathan,
>
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2019 at 10:01:27PM -0700, Nathan Chancellor wrote:
> > Commit 008258d995a6 ("clocksource/drivers/timer-ti-dm: Make
> > omap_dm_timer_set_load_start() static") made omap_dm_time_set_load_start
> > static because its prototype was not defined in a header. Unfortunately,
> > this causes a build warning on multi_v7_defconfig because this function
> > is not used anywhere in this translation unit:
> >
> > drivers/clocksource/timer-ti-dm.c:589:12: error: unused function
> > 'omap_dm_timer_set_load_start' [-Werror,-Wunused-function]
> >
> > In fact, omap_dm_timer_set_load_start hasn't been used anywhere since
> > commit f190be7f39a5 ("staging: tidspbridge: remove driver") and the
> > prototype was removed in commit 592ea6bd1fad ("clocksource: timer-ti-dm:
> > Make unexported functions static"), which is probably where this should
> > have happened.
>
> Alternatively you might want to look at "clocksource: timer-ti-dm: Add event
> capture": https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10237217/ (it makes use of
> function being removed here). It is a part of an attempt to add event capture
> for OMAP. Of course I would like this functionality to be implemented, but
> as I do not have a time to continue, I cannot really object removing this
> function.
>
> Just in case you'd be interested in finishing this task ;-)

Well seems like no other takers :) We can always find the missing
function in git history when needed, so I suggest we apply this.

Adding Keerthy to Cc as he just posted a similar patch.

Regards,

Tony

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