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* [PATCH] video: fbdev: arcfb: remove redundant initialization of variable err
@ 2021-07-21 10:26 Colin King
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From: Colin King @ 2021-07-21 10:26 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: dri-devel, linux-fbdev; +Cc: kernel-janitors, linux-kernel

From: Colin Ian King <>

The variable err is being initialized with a value that is never
read, the assignment is redundant and can be removed.

Addresses-Coverity: ("Unused value")
Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <>
 drivers/video/fbdev/arcfb.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/video/fbdev/arcfb.c b/drivers/video/fbdev/arcfb.c
index 1447324ed0b6..45e64016db32 100644
--- a/drivers/video/fbdev/arcfb.c
+++ b/drivers/video/fbdev/arcfb.c
@@ -446,7 +446,7 @@ static ssize_t arcfb_write(struct fb_info *info, const char __user *buf,
 	/* modded from epson 1355 */
 	unsigned long p;
-	int err=-EINVAL;
+	int err;
 	unsigned int fbmemlength,x,y,w,h, bitppos, startpos, endpos, bitcount;
 	struct arcfb_par *par;
 	unsigned int xres;

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