mtd_blkdevs.c: quiet a "symbol shadows" sparse warning

Submitted by hartleys on Oct. 16, 2009, 10:52 p.m.


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Commit 6f4e137e9af8745ccaddaf5dcb037a1175089e1c
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hartleys Oct. 16, 2009, 10:52 p.m.
In register_mtd_blktrans(), the symbol 'ret' is already declared
as an int at the start of the function.  The inner loop declaration
is unnecessary.  Quiets the following sparse warning:

  warning: symbol 'ret' shadows an earlier one

Signed-off-by: H Hartley Sweeten <>


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diff --git a/drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c b/drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c
index 8ca17a3..b76d6e5 100644
--- a/drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c
+++ b/drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c
@@ -379,7 +379,7 @@  int register_mtd_blktrans(struct mtd_blktrans_ops *tr)
 	tr->blkcore_priv->thread = kthread_run(mtd_blktrans_thread, tr,
 			"%sd", tr->name);
 	if (IS_ERR(tr->blkcore_priv->thread)) {
-		int ret = PTR_ERR(tr->blkcore_priv->thread);
+		ret = PTR_ERR(tr->blkcore_priv->thread);
 		unregister_blkdev(tr->major, tr->name);