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SubjectRe: [PATCH] staging: r8723au: Add missing initialization of change_inx in sort algorithm
Hi Larry,

On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 8:01 PM, Larry Finger <> wrote:
> On 04/10/2014 12:46 PM, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
>> drivers/staging/rtl8723au/core/rtw_wlan_util.c: In function
>> ‘WMMOnAssocRsp23a’:
>> drivers/staging/rtl8723au/core/rtw_wlan_util.c:684: warning: ‘change_inx’
>> may be used uninitialized in this function
>> Depending on the uninitialized data on the stack, the array may not be
>> sorted correctly.
>> Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
>> ---
> Acked-by: Larry Finger <>
> Geert,
> Thanks for this. I wonder why my gcc on x86_64 did not flag this problem.

Because it's too new?

Several warnings were disabled in more recent versions of gcc (still
using 4.1.2 for m68k here ;-) due to too many false positives.



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