Patchwork IPVS: ip_vs_ftp.c: local functions should not be exposed globally

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Submitter hartleys
Date April 26, 2012, 6:17 p.m.
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Permalink /patch/155310/
State Not Applicable
Delegated to: David Miller
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hartleys - April 26, 2012, 6:17 p.m.
Functions not referenced outside of a source file should be marked
static to prevent it from being exposed globally.

This quiets the sparse warnings:

warning: symbol 'ip_vs_ftp_init' was not declared. Should it be static?

Signed-off-by: H Hartley Sweeten <>
Cc: "David S. Miller" <>


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diff --git a/net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_ftp.c b/net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_ftp.c
index debb8c7..091bec9 100644
--- a/net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_ftp.c
+++ b/net/netfilter/ipvs/ip_vs_ftp.c
@@ -483,7 +483,7 @@  static struct pernet_operations ip_vs_ftp_ops = {
 	.exit = __ip_vs_ftp_exit,
-int __init ip_vs_ftp_init(void)
+static int __init ip_vs_ftp_init(void)
 	int rv;