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Subject[PATCH 2/6] ERR_PTR: add ERR_OR_0_PTR
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Some codepaths call ERR_PTR with possibly 0 argument, which is not
a valid errno and rely on conversion from 0 to NULL pointer.
Add ERR_OR_0_PTR function which accepts errnos and 0 as an argument.

Signed-off-by: Marcin Slusarz <marcin.slusarz@gmail.com>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
---
include/linux/err.h | 7 +++++++
1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
diff --git a/include/linux/err.h b/include/linux/err.h
index 7b5daa6..cdec8b6 100644
--- a/include/linux/err.h
+++ b/include/linux/err.h
@@ -26,6 +26,13 @@ static inline void *__ERR_PTR(long error)

#define ERR_PTR(error) (BUILD_BUG_ON(__builtin_constant_p(error) && !IS_ERR_VALUE(error)), __ERR_PTR(error))

+static inline void *__ERR_OR_0_PTR(long error)
+{
+ return (void *) error;
+}
+
+#define ERR_OR_0_PTR(error) (BUILD_BUG_ON(__builtin_constant_p(error) && error && !IS_ERR_VALUE(error)), __ERR_OR_0_PTR(error))
+
static inline long PTR_ERR(const void *ptr)
{
return (long) ptr;
--
1.5.4.5


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