Re: [PATCH][RFC] Removing wrong judgement of forreturn as function

From: Andy Whitcroft
Date: Fri Nov 06 2009 - 17:28:50 EST

On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 10:49:32AM +0900, Hitoshi Mitake wrote:
> Hi,
> I found a strange behaviour of
> The C statement:
> return (type)value;
> is regarded as return like a function form by
> So causes "Return is not a function." error
> when processing statements like this.
> I think statements like above are innocence. These are only doing type cast.
> This patch removes the behaviour of
> But I don't have confidence about coding style of Linux kernel.
> Is my thought correct? Or the behaviour of current is correct?
> Request for comment.

Do you have a patch example which triggers this? If I test the current
version with this specific fragment I do not get a report. This one
collapses to '1value' which means it shouldn't trigger the report.

If you do have a specific patch which triggered this could you email it
over, also could you confirm the version of checkpatch which shows this
with checkpatch -v.


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