[Pkg-acpi-devel] Bug#616306: acpid: FTBFS (error: comparison between signed and unsigned integer expressions)

Jonathan Nieder jrnieder at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 12:09:13 UTC 2011

Michael Meskes wrote:

> Could you please give us the whole warning gcc-4.6 spits out? 

Sure, sorry about that.

cc -g -O2 -Wall -Wextra -Wundef -Wshadow -Werror   -c -o libnetlink.o libnetlink.c
libnetlink.c: In function ‘rtnl_from_file’:
libnetlink.c:444:17: warning: variable ‘type’ set but not used [-Wunused-but-set-variable]

This is in the kacpimon directory.

diff --git a/kacpimon/libnetlink.c b/kacpimon/libnetlink.c
index 0f4eec3..dc1f853 100644
--- a/kacpimon/libnetlink.c
+++ b/kacpimon/libnetlink.c
@@ -441,7 +441,7 @@ int rtnl_from_file(FILE *rtnl, rtnl_filter_t handler,
 	nladdr.nl_groups = 0;
 	while (1) {
-		int err, len, type;
+		int err, len;
 		int l;
 		status = fread(&buf, 1, sizeof(*h), rtnl);
@@ -456,7 +456,6 @@ int rtnl_from_file(FILE *rtnl, rtnl_filter_t handler,
 			return 0;
 		len = h->nlmsg_len;
-		type= h->nlmsg_type;
 		l = len - sizeof(*h);
 		if (l<0 || (unsigned)len>sizeof(buf)) {

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