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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/21] [Set 2] Rid W=1 warnings from Clock
On Thu, Feb 11, 2021 at 07:07:30PM -0800, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> Quoting Lee Jones (2021-02-11 13:10:54)
> > On Thu, 11 Feb 2021, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> >
> > > Quoting Lee Jones (2021-01-26 04:45:19)
> > > > This set is part of a larger effort attempting to clean-up W=1
> > > > kernel builds, which are currently overwhelmingly riddled with
> > > > niggly little warnings.
> > > >
> > > > This is the last set. Clock is clean after this.
> > >
> > > Is it possible to slam in some patch that makes W=1 the default for the
> > > clk directory? I'm trying to avoid seeing this patch series again.
> >
> > One of my main goals of this project is that everyone (contributors,
> > maintainers auto-builder robots etc) will be enabling W=1 builds
> > *locally*.
> >
> > This isn't something you'll want to do at a global (i.e. in Mainline)
> > level. That's kinda the point of W=1.
> >
>
> Agreed, but is it possible to pass W=1 in the drivers/clk/Makefile?

About a cycle ago, Arnd and i played around with this idea. The
Ethernet PHY subsystem is W=1 clean, and most of he network stack
is. But keeping it clean is not so easy, when developers do sometimes
add new warnings, since they have no idea the code is W=1 clean.

You are also not the only one asking for such a feature. RDMA also
asked recently.

Arnd, do you plan to push the patches?

Andrew

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