Re: linux-next: build warning after merge of the final tree (slabtree related)

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Tue Sep 11 2012 - 15:50:32 EST

On Tue, 11 Sep 2012, Stephen Rothwell wrote:

> After merging the final tree, today's linux-next build (sparc64 defconfig)
> produced this warning:
> mm/slab.c:808:13: warning: '__slab_error' defined but not used [-Wunused-function]
> Introduced by commit 945cf2b6199b ("mm/sl[aou]b: Extract a common function for kmem_cache_destroy"). All uses of slab_error() are now guarded by DEBUG.

Subject: Slab: Only define slab_error for DEBUG

There is no use case left for slab builds without DEBUG.

Signed-off-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@xxxxxxxxx>

Index: linux/mm/slab.c
--- linux.orig/mm/slab.c 2012-09-11 14:44:56.304015235 -0500
+++ linux/mm/slab.c 2012-09-11 14:48:46.988948440 -0500
@@ -803,6 +803,7 @@ static void cache_estimate(unsigned long
*left_over = slab_size - nr_objs*buffer_size - mgmt_size;

+#if DEBUG
#define slab_error(cachep, msg) __slab_error(__func__, cachep, msg)

static void __slab_error(const char *function, struct kmem_cache *cachep,
@@ -812,6 +813,7 @@ static void __slab_error(const char *fun
function, cachep->name, msg);

* By default on NUMA we use alien caches to stage the freeing of
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