Subject: Re: change in kernel compilation parameters?
To: None <>
From: Christian Biere <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/13/2006 16:50:03
Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> /usr/src/sys/net/if_null.c: In function 'ifnullattach':
> /usr/src/sys/net/if_null.c:113: warning: unused parameter 'count'
> 	/* ARGSUSED */
> 	void
> 	ifnullattach(count)
> 	        int count;
> It seems that /* ARGSUSED */ is no longer being honored here.

That's for lint, not GCC.

> What is the proper way to handle this now, and why was the change made?

I use "(void) unused_count;" because it works everywhere and nobody
would use a variable called unused_something. So it's never accidently
declared "unused" or used. ARGSUSED or __unused strike me as STFU-devices.