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Subject[PATCH] nfsd: sign conversion obscuring errors in nfsd_set_posix_acl()
Assigning the result of posix_acl_to_xattr() to an unsigned data type
(size/size_t) obscures possible errors.

Coverity CID: 1206.

Signed-off-by: Florin Malita <fmalita@gmail.com>
---

diff --git a/fs/nfsd/vfs.c b/fs/nfsd/vfs.c
index 6aa92d0..1d65f13 100644
--- a/fs/nfsd/vfs.c
+++ b/fs/nfsd/vfs.c
@@ -1922,11 +1922,10 @@ nfsd_set_posix_acl(struct svc_fh *fhp, i
value = kmalloc(size, GFP_KERNEL);
if (!value)
return -ENOMEM;
- size = posix_acl_to_xattr(acl, value, size);
- if (size < 0) {
- error = size;
+ error = posix_acl_to_xattr(acl, value, size);
+ if (error < 0)
goto getout;
- }
+ size = error;
} else
size = 0;


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