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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] Fixed Trivial Warnings in file: Deleted Spaces prior to tabs, and added lines. modified: kernel/auditfilter.c
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On 10/21/2015 09:15 PM, Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
> On 15/10/21, Scott Matheina wrote:
>> On 10/21/2015 10:33 AM, Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
>>> On 15/10/21, Joe Perches wrote:
>>>> On Mon, 2015-10-19 at 12:10 -0400, Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
>>>>> On 15/10/18, Scott Matheina wrote:
>>>>>> On 10/14/2015 04:54 PM, Paul Moore wrote:
>>>>>>> On Saturday, October 10, 2015 08:57:55 PM Scott Matheina wrote:
>>>> []
>>>>>>>> diff --git a/kernel/auditfilter.c b/kernel/auditfilter.c
>>>> []
>>>>>>>> @@ -109,6 +109,7 @@ void audit_free_rule_rcu(struct rcu_head *head)
>>>>>>>> {
>>>>>>>> struct audit_entry *e = container_of(head, struct audit_entry, rcu);
>>>>>>>> audit_free_rule(e);
>>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>>> }
>>>>>>> Why?
>>>>>> I was following the error messages in checkpatch.pl, but the warning
>>>>>> went away after adding this line. No problem with the code.
>>>>> That sounds like a bug in checkpatch.pl, since that blank line should be
>>>>> tween the declaration and the function call.
>>>> checkpatch message asks for a blank line after the
>>>> "struct audit_entry *e = ..." declaration.
>>> Well then maybe it is a bug in his interpretation of the output of
>>> checkpatch.pl? Scott, did you re-run checkpatch.pl after adding those
>>> spaces? Did it pass?
>> The error did go away.
> Joe, I confirm the error went away. Looks like a bug in checkpatch.pl
> to me. I tried a number of combinations of things and it didn't
> complain about several things it should have. I did try a few other
> things to make sure it was still finding problems like brace placement
> and leading spaces, but it looks like the blank line checking code isn't
> working. This is on 4.0, so maybe it has been fixed since then. Scott,
> what kernel version are you using?
I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Kernel 3.19.0-30-generic) on my machine.

I cloned Linus' repo for source code. I'm pretty sure you were talking about the active Kernel on my machine, so if not please let me know.
>
>>>>>>>> while (*list != ~0U) {
>>>>>>>> +
>>>>>>>> unsigned n = *list++;
>>>>>>>> if (n >= AUDIT_BITMASK_SIZE * 32 - AUDIT_SYSCALL_CLASSES) {
>>>>>>>> kfree(p);
>>>>>>> Why?
>>>>>> This is the same as above. Just going through the checkpatch.pl
>>>>>> script, and looking for warnings to fix.
>>>>> Again, another manifestation of that bug? That blank line should be
>>>>> after the declaration and before the if statement.
>>>> []
>>>>> Well, I agree, you have to start somewhere... Too bad you hit a bug in
>>>>> checkpatch.pl!
>>>> Here too, not a bug in checkpatch.
>>>>
>>>> checkpatch output asks for a blank line after the
>>>> "unsigned n" declaration, not before.
>>> - RGB
> - RGB
>
> --
> Richard Guy Briggs <rbriggs@redhat.com>
> Senior Software Engineer, Kernel Security, AMER ENG Base Operating Systems, Red Hat
> Remote, Ottawa, Canada
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