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SubjectRe: [PATCH] clk: sunxi: fix uninitialized access
On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 04:39:27PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> gcc-8 reports an uninitialized variable access in a code path
> that we would see with incorrect DTB input:
> drivers/clk/sunxi/clk-sun8i-bus-gates.c: In function 'sun8i_h3_bus_gates_init':
> drivers/clk/sunxi/clk-sun8i-bus-gates.c:85:27: error: 'clk_parent' may be used uninitialized in this function [-Werror=maybe-uninitialized]
> This works around by skipping invalid input and printing a warning
> instead if it ever happens. The problem was apparently part of the
> initiali driver submission, but older compilers don't notice it.
> Fixes: ab6e23a4e388 ("clk: sunxi: Add H3 clocks support")
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>

That's weird it stayed for that long without any compiler noticing.

Acked-by: Maxime Ripard <>

Mike, Stephen, can you pick it up as a fix? We don't have anything
else coming your way.


Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
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