[ovs-dev] [PATCH] stopwatch: Explicitly ignore write() return value.

Mark Michelson mmichels at redhat.com
Fri Apr 6 19:18:58 UTC 2018

On 04/06/2018 12:28 PM, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 10:16:24AM -0700, Justin Pettit wrote:
>> In some environments, builds would fail with the following error:
>>    lib/stopwatch.c: In function ‘stopwatch_exit’:
>>    lib/stopwatch.c:448:5: error: ignoring return value of ‘write’, declared
>>    with attribute warn_unused_result [-Werror=unused-result]
>>        write(stopwatch_pipe[1], &pkt, sizeof pkt);
>> This patch explicitly ignores the return value of write().
>> This also fixes some minor coding style issues.
>> Signed-off-by: Justin Pettit <jpettit at ovn.org>
> Obviously I didn't review this as carefully as I should have.  That's on
> me.  I apologize.
> I believe that we already have a proper abstraction for what's going on
> here: a latch.  The latch implementation also hides differences between
> Unix and Windows (which this inline implementation isn't doing).  Would
> you mind making this use latch.h instead of raw pipes?
> Would you mind breaking the style issues into a separate commit?
> Thanks,
> Ben.

Hi Ben,

Thanks for pointing out the latch library. I'll post the patch with this 


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