[PATCH 2/2] clocksource: Make clocksource register functions void

Tony Prisk linux at prisktech.co.nz
Thu Jan 23 19:04:40 EST 2014

On 23/01/14 20:58, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 8:45 AM, Tony Prisk <linux at prisktech.co.nz> wrote:
>>>    -static inline int clocksource_register_hz(struct clocksource *cs, u32
>>> hz)
>>> +static inline void clocksource_register_hz(struct clocksource *cs, u32
>>> hz)
>>>    {
>>>          return __clocksource_register_scale(cs, 1, hz);
>>>    }
>> This doesn't make sense - you are still returning a value on a function
>> declared void, and the return is now from a function that doesn't return
>> anything either ?!?!
>> Doesn't this throw a compile-time warning??
> No, passing on void in functions returning void doesn't cause compiler
> warnings.
> Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
>                          Geert
> --
> Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert at linux-m68k.org
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> when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
>                                  -- Linus Torvalds
Doesn't seem right to me (even if there is no warning) but that's 
probably because I used to program in Pascal where functions with no 
return were 'procedures' :)
Whether it needs to be changed or not:

For the vt8500 part -
Acked-by: Tony Prisk <linux at prisktech.co.nz>

Tony Prisk

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