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SubjectRe: [PATCH] IB/mlx4: Use common error handling code in __mlx4_ib_create_flow()
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On 10/26/2017 12:12 PM, SF Markus Elfring wrote:
> From: Markus Elfring <elfring@users.sourceforge.net>
> Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2017 17:54:15 +0200
>
> Add a jump target so that a bit of exception handling can be better reused
> at the end of this function.

I'm not sure this is that big of a win. I mean you aren't really making
the code any smaller and it's not making it any easier to read really.

> This issue was detected by using the Coccinelle software.

Assuming there was no testing done for this?

> Signed-off-by: Markus Elfring <elfring@users.sourceforge.net>
> ---
> drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c | 10 +++++-----
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c b/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c
> index c636842c5be0..4a598c48ea1c 100644
> --- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c
> +++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/main.c
> @@ -1691,8 +1691,8 @@ static int __mlx4_ib_create_flow(struct ib_qp *qp, struct ib_flow_attr *flow_att
> mdev, qp, default_table + default_flow,
> mailbox->buf + size);
> if (ret < 0) {
> - mlx4_free_cmd_mailbox(mdev->dev, mailbox);
> - return -EINVAL;
> + ret = -EINVAL;
> + goto free_mailbox;

This might be a good opportunity to bubble up the return value rather
than just blindly returning -EINVAL. That's really a question for
Mellanox though.

-Denny

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