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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] powerpc/platforms/cell: Delete an error message for a failed memory allocation in three functions


On Thu, 5 Oct 2017, Michal Suchánek wrote:

> Hello,
>
> On Thu, 5 Oct 2017 21:36:26 +0200
> SF Markus Elfring <elfring@users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
>
> > From: Markus Elfring <elfring@users.sourceforge.net>
> > Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2017 21:04:30 +0200
> >
> > Omit extra messages for a memory allocation failure in these
> > functions.
>
> this is bogus. All these functions return -1 on any error. Until they
> reflect the error in their return value (and it is properly propagated
> to the user) there is no way to tell WTF failed without the message.

A backtrace will be generated.

julia

>
> >
> > This issue was detected by using the Coccinelle software.
> >
>
> ... which provides only a hint which should be evaluated by the user.
>
> Thanks
>
> Michal
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