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SubjectRe: [PATCH] selinux: remove extraneous initialization of slots_used and max_chain_len


Am 14.10.2017 16:52, schrieb Colin King:
> From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
>
> Variables slots_used and max_chain_len are being initialized to zero
> twice. Remove the first set of initializations. Cleans up the
> clang warnings:
>
> Value stored to 'slots_used' is never read
> Value stored to 'max_chain_len' is never read
>
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
> ---
> security/selinux/ss/hashtab.c | 2 --
> 1 file changed, 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/security/selinux/ss/hashtab.c b/security/selinux/ss/hashtab.c
> index bef7577d1270..622fd50c8b9c 100644
> --- a/security/selinux/ss/hashtab.c
> +++ b/security/selinux/ss/hashtab.c
> @@ -148,8 +148,6 @@ void hashtab_stat(struct hashtab *h, struct hashtab_info *info)
> u32 i, chain_len, slots_used, max_chain_len;
> struct hashtab_node *cur;
>
> - slots_used = 0;
> - max_chain_len = 0;
> for (slots_used = max_chain_len = i = 0; i < h->size; i++) {
> cur = h->htable[i];
> if (cur) {

personally i would remove it from the for() loop. for(i=0;) is a common pattern
but setting variables this way is at least uncommon and does not improve the
readability of the code. not a good example for security related code.

just my 2 cents,
re,
wh

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