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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/23] uvc: Replace memcpy with struct assignment
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On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 9:19 PM, Laurent Pinchart
<laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com> wrote:
> Hi Ezequiel,
>
> On Thursday 27 December 2012 21:49:37 Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
>> Em Thu, 27 Dec 2012 18:12:46 -0300 Ezequiel Garcia escreveu:
>> > On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 4:57 PM, Ezequiel Garcia wrote:
>> > > This kind of memcpy() is error-prone. Its replacement with a struct
>> > > assignment is prefered because it's type-safe and much easier to read.
>> > >
>> > > Found by coccinelle. Hand patched and reviewed.
>> > > Tested by compilation only.
>> > >
>> > > A simplified version of the semantic match that finds this problem is as
>> > > follows: (http://coccinelle.lip6.fr/)
>> > >
>> > > // <smpl>
>> > > @@
>> > > identifier struct_name;
>> > > struct struct_name to;
>> > > struct struct_name from;
>> > > expression E;
>> > > @@
>> > > -memcpy(&(to), &(from), E);
>> > > +to = from;
>> > > // </smpl>
>> > >
>> > > Cc: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com>
>> > > Signed-off-by: Peter Senna Tschudin <peter.senna@gmail.com>
>> > > Signed-off-by: Ezequiel Garcia <elezegarcia@gmail.com>
>> > > ---
>> > >
>> > > drivers/media/usb/uvc/uvc_v4l2.c | 6 +++---
>> > > 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>> > >
>> > > diff --git a/drivers/media/usb/uvc/uvc_v4l2.c
>> > > b/drivers/media/usb/uvc/uvc_v4l2.c index f00db30..4fc8737 100644
>> > > --- a/drivers/media/usb/uvc/uvc_v4l2.c
>> > > +++ b/drivers/media/usb/uvc/uvc_v4l2.c
>> > > @@ -314,7 +314,7 @@ static int uvc_v4l2_set_format(struct uvc_streaming
>> > > *stream,
>> > > goto done;
>> > > }
>> > >
>> > > - memcpy(&stream->ctrl, &probe, sizeof probe);
>> > > + stream->ctrl = probe;
>> > >
>> > > stream->cur_format = format;
>> > > stream->cur_frame = frame;
>> > > @@ -386,7 +386,7 @@ static int uvc_v4l2_set_streamparm(struct
>> > > uvc_streaming *stream,
>> > > return -EBUSY;
>> > > }
>> > >
>> > > - memcpy(&probe, &stream->ctrl, sizeof probe);
>> > > + probe = stream->ctrl;
>> > > probe.dwFrameInterval =
>> > > uvc_try_frame_interval(stream->cur_frame, interval);
>> > >
>> > > @@ -397,7 +397,7 @@ static int uvc_v4l2_set_streamparm(struct
>> > > uvc_streaming *stream,
>> > > return ret;
>> > > }
>> > >
>> > > - memcpy(&stream->ctrl, &probe, sizeof probe);
>> > > + stream->ctrl = probe;
>> > > mutex_unlock(&stream->mutex);
>> > >
>> > > /* Return the actual frame period. */
>> >
>> > It seems you've marked this one as "Changes requested" [1].
>> > However, Laurent didn't request any change,
>> > but just pointed out we missed one memcpy replacement candidate.
>> >
>> > I believe it's safe to apply the patch (together with the other 20
>> > patches) and we can fix the missing spot in another patch.
>>
>> The other patches got applied already. Well just do whatever Laurent asked
>> you and re-submit this one ;)
>
> Could you please resubmit this patch with the missed memcpy replaced by a
> struct assignment ? I'll then add it to my tree.
>

Sure!

Thanks,

--
Ezequiel


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