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SubjectRe: [PATCH] dmaengine: st_fdma: fix uninitialized variable access
On Wed, Oct 19, 2016 at 02:09:10PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> The newly added st_fdma driver introduces a build warning for
> allmodconfig when we add '-Wmaybe-uninitialized':
> drivers/dma/st_fdma.c: In function 'st_fdma_probe':
> drivers/dma/st_fdma.c:777:5: error: 'ret' may be used uninitialized in this function [-Werror=maybe-uninitialized]
> The warning is correct, though this can't happen in practice
> as the check is redundant (we don't get to this function if
> the pointer is NULL). Even if the function were called with a
> NULL of_node, the check is not needed because of_property_read_u32
> can deal with a NULL argument by returning an error.
> Removing the unnecessary code simplifies the function and avoids
> the condition that we get the warning for.

Applied, thanks


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