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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mtd: spi-nor: stm32-quadspi: Fix uninitialized error return code
Hi Ludovic,

On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 11:56 AM, Ludovic BARRE <ludovic.barre@st.com> wrote:
> Today only write_reg could be call with len=0 (spi-nor.c:
> write_enable/disable, set_4byte, erase_chip)
>
> But your remark make sense to prevent: gcc warning and framework evolution
> ...
>
>
> -In stm32-quadspi.c transfer data is enabled if tx_data is true (some
> actions under this bool)
>
> stm32_qspi_write_reg has already this protection with "!!(buf && len > 0);"
>
> but we could extend this protection
>
> - cmd.tx_data = true;
> + cmd.tx_data = !!(len > 0);
>
> In : stm32_qspi_read, stm32_qspi_write, stm32_qspi_read_reg

Ah, I missed the check for !cmd->tx_data at the top of stm32_qspi_tx()

> -And to avoid gcc warning: I prefer initialize "ret" in the beginning of
> function
>
> - int ret;
> + int ret = 0;
>
> I tested this changes, and it's ok for me.
>
> Geert could you resend a new version, or do you prefer that I take care of
> it

If you initialized ret at the beginning, you lose the ability to catch newly
introduced similar bugs in the future.

> On 07/15/2017 10:00 AM, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
>>
>> With gcc 4.1.2:
>>
>> drivers/mtd/spi-nor/stm32-quadspi.c: In function
>> ‘stm32_qspi_tx_poll’:
>> drivers/mtd/spi-nor/stm32-quadspi.c:230: warning: ‘ret’ may be used
>> uninitialized in this function
>>
>> Indeed, if stm32_qspi_cmd.len is zero, ret will be uninitialized.
>> This length is passed from outside the driver using the
>> spi_nor.{read,write}{,_reg}() callbacks.
>>
>> Several functions in drivers/mtd/spi-nor/spi-nor.c (e.g. write_enable(),
>> write_disable(), and erase_chip()) call spi_nor.write_reg() with a zero
>> length.
>>
>> Fix this by returning an explicit zero on success.
>>
>> Fixes: 0d43d7ab277a048c ("mtd: spi-nor: add driver for STM32 quad spi
>> flash controller")
>> Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
>> ---
>> drivers/mtd/spi-nor/stm32-quadspi.c | 4 ++--
>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/mtd/spi-nor/stm32-quadspi.c
>> b/drivers/mtd/spi-nor/stm32-quadspi.c
>> index 86c0931543c538c3..ad6a3e1844cbe5ec 100644
>> --- a/drivers/mtd/spi-nor/stm32-quadspi.c
>> +++ b/drivers/mtd/spi-nor/stm32-quadspi.c
>> @@ -240,12 +240,12 @@ static int stm32_qspi_tx_poll(struct stm32_qspi
>> *qspi,
>>
>> STM32_QSPI_FIFO_TIMEOUT_US);
>> if (ret) {
>> dev_err(qspi->dev, "fifo timeout (stat:%#x)\n",
>> sr);
>> - break;
>> + return ret;
>> }
>> tx_fifo(buf++, qspi->io_base + QUADSPI_DR);
>> }
>> - return ret;
>> + return 0;
>> }
>> static int stm32_qspi_tx_mm(struct stm32_qspi *qspi,

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

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when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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