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Subjectuse of uninitialized pointer in jffs_create()
gcc kindly pointed me at jffs_create() with this warning : 

fs/jffs/inode-v23.c:1279: warning: `inode' might be used uninitialized
in this function

And looking at the function :

static int
jffs_create(struct inode *dir, struct dentry *dentry, int mode,
struct nameidata *nd)
struct jffs_raw_inode raw_inode;
struct jffs_control *c;
struct jffs_node *node;
struct jffs_file *dir_f; /* JFFS representation of the directory. */
struct inode *inode;
int err;

truncate_inode_pages(&inode->i_data, 0);

I think it is correct. How on earth is that call to
truncate_inode_pages() going to avoid blowing up? inode has not yet
been initialized... Looks like a bug to me.
Unfortunately I don't know anything about this code, so I haven't
attempted to fix it.

Jesper Juhl <>
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