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Subject[PATCH -tip/perf/core ] perf probe: Allow of casting an array of char to string
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Before casting a type of a variable to string,
convert_variable_type() confirms that the type is a pointer or
an array. then if it is a pointer to char, it is casted to string.
but in case of an array of char, it isn't

Cc: Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu.pt@hitachi.com>
Cc: Srikar Dronamraju <srikar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: H.C. Lee <hyc.lee@gmail.com>
---
tools/perf/util/probe-finder.c | 10 +++++-----
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/util/probe-finder.c b/tools/perf/util/probe-finder.c
index d448984..94a00de 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/probe-finder.c
+++ b/tools/perf/util/probe-finder.c
@@ -413,12 +413,12 @@ static int convert_variable_type(Dwarf_Die *vr_die,
dwarf_diename(vr_die), dwarf_diename(&type));
return -EINVAL;
}
+ if (die_get_real_type(&type, &type) == NULL) {
+ pr_warning("Failed to get a type"
+ " information.\n");
+ return -ENOENT;
+ }
if (ret == DW_TAG_pointer_type) {
- if (die_get_real_type(&type, &type) == NULL) {
- pr_warning("Failed to get a type"
- " information.\n");
- return -ENOENT;
- }
while (*ref_ptr)
ref_ptr = &(*ref_ptr)->next;
/* Add new reference with offset +0 */
--
1.7.1

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