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SubjectRe: [patch] kdbus: checking for IS_ERR() instead of NULL
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On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 3:39 PM, Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com> wrote:
> "e->user" is never assigned an ERR_PTR(). It can be set to NULL so I
> assume that is what is intended here.
>
> Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
>
> diff --git a/ipc/kdbus/queue.c b/ipc/kdbus/queue.c
> index a449464..21fce62 100644
> --- a/ipc/kdbus/queue.c
> +++ b/ipc/kdbus/queue.c
> @@ -637,7 +637,7 @@ int kdbus_queue_entry_move(struct kdbus_queue_entry *e,
> lockdep_assert_held(&src->lock);
> lockdep_assert_held(&dst->lock);
>
> - if (WARN_ON(IS_ERR(e->user)) || WARN_ON(list_empty(&e->entry)))
> + if (WARN_ON(!e->user) || WARN_ON(list_empty(&e->entry)))

e->user is allowed to be NULL (eg., for kernel notifications). We used
to set it to ERR_PTR(foobar), but that's long gone. This WARN_ON() can
simply be dropped.

I wrote a patch [1] and will send it to Greg later.

Thanks
David

[1] http://cgit.freedesktop.org/~dvdhrm/linux/commit/?h=kdbus&id=eb132dd85d4e882a9b3ad07497b26d1b55cab893

> return -EINVAL;
> if (src == dst)
> return 0;


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