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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mtd: spi-nor: stm32-quadspi: avoid unintialized return code
Hi Arnd,

On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 1:06 PM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
> If we send zero-length data to stm32_qspi_tx_poll() on older
> compiler versions such as gcc-4.6, we get warned that the
> return code is uninitialized:
>
> drivers/mtd/spi-nor/stm32-quadspi.c:248:2: error: ‘ret’ may be used uninitialized in this function [-Werror=uninitialized]
>
> On newer compiler versions, the return code is always zero
> in this case, as the local variable gets optimized away and
> is assumed to be zero after the loop completes without error.
>
> This changes the function to instead return -EINVAL if it
> ever gets called with a zero length buffer.
>
> https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=82203
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> ---
> drivers/mtd/spi-nor/stm32-quadspi.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/mtd/spi-nor/stm32-quadspi.c b/drivers/mtd/spi-nor/stm32-quadspi.c
> index 86c0931543c5..711cfe7aa4bf 100644
> --- a/drivers/mtd/spi-nor/stm32-quadspi.c
> +++ b/drivers/mtd/spi-nor/stm32-quadspi.c
> @@ -227,7 +227,7 @@ static int stm32_qspi_tx_poll(struct stm32_qspi *qspi,
> void (*tx_fifo)(u8 *, void __iomem *);
> u32 len = cmd->len, sr;
> u8 *buf = cmd->buf;
> - int ret;
> + int ret = -EINVAL;
>
> if (cmd->qspimode == CCR_FMODE_INDW)
> tx_fifo = stm32_qspi_write_fifo;

See also "[PATCH] mtd: spi-nor: stm32-quadspi: Fix uninitialized error
return code"
(https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9842173/)

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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