[PATCH 05/16] vfs: bogus warnings in fs/namei.c

Al Viro viro at ZenIV.linux.org.uk
Thu Oct 11 00:37:34 EDT 2012

On Tue, Oct 09, 2012 at 01:07:19PM +0000, Arnd Bergmann wrote:

> Update: I could actually reproduce the problem now, but it only happens when
> building with 'gcc -s' (i.e. CONFIG_CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE). It does happen
> with both gcc-4.6 and with gcc-4.8, and on both x86-64 and ARM. An alternative
> patch that would also make it go away is the variant below, but I think that's
> even worse than the first version I suggested because it makes the binary
> output slightly worse by adding an unnecessary initialization when building with
> 'make -s'.

I can live with that, provided that you give it sane commit message and
your s-o-b.

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