[coreboot] build questions

Marc Jones marcj303 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 17:21:28 CET 2010

On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 3:04 PM, Flemming Richter Mikkelsen
<quatrox at member.fsf.org> wrote:
> Hello.
> Today I tried to build coreboot for the very first time.
> I discovered that the debug configs caused some
> harmless warnings of the type "referenced but not used".
> Also, I tried scan-build.  I never tried this before, and
> therefore I don't know it limitations.  A make generated
> a list of 60 bugs.  Not all of them are real bugs though.
> It looks like it found that we use math operation on a
> uninitialized value:
> File:   northbridge/amd/amdfam10/../amdmct/mct/mctndi_d.c
> Location:       line 98, column 6
> Description:    The left expression of the compound assignment is an
> uninitialized value. The computed value will also be garbage
> DctSelBaseOffset -= Base;
> Anyway, the computed value is never used.
> Would it make sense to remove unused variables?
> If so, I can try to create a few patches.  I think scan-build
> is almost useless when it generate a list of 60 "bugs".

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