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SubjectRe: [PATCH] acpi: watchdog: properly initialize resources
On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 09:55:18PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> We copy a local resource structure into a list, but only
> initialize some of its members, as pointed out by gcc-4.4:
>
> drivers/acpi/acpi_watchdog.c: In function 'acpi_watchdog_init':
> drivers/acpi/acpi_watchdog.c:105: error: 'res.child' may be used uninitialized in this function
> drivers/acpi/acpi_watchdog.c:105: error: 'res.sibling' may be used uninitialized in this function
> drivers/acpi/acpi_watchdog.c:105: error: 'res.parent' may be used uninitialized in this function
> drivers/acpi/acpi_watchdog.c:105: error: 'res.desc' may be used uninitialized in this function
> drivers/acpi/acpi_watchdog.c:105: error: 'res.name' may be used uninitialized in this function
>
> Newer compilers can presumably optimize the uninitialized access
> away entirely and don't warn at all, but rely on the kzalloc()
> to zero the structure first. This adds an explicit initialization
> to force consistent behavior.
>
> Fixes: 058dfc767008 ("ACPI / watchdog: Add support for WDAT hardware watchdog")
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>

Acked-by: Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg@linux.intel.com>

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