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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/4] tree-wide: fix comparison to bitshift when dealing with a mask
On Mon, Feb 05, 2018 at 09:09:57PM +0100, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> In one Renesas driver, I found a typo which turned an intended bit shift ('<<')
> into a comparison ('<'). Because this is a subtle issue, I looked tree wide for
> similar patterns. This small patch series is the outcome.
>
> Buildbot and checkpatch are happy. Only compile-tested. To be applied
> individually per sub-system, I think. I'd think only the net: amd: patch needs
> to be conisdered for stable, but I leave this to people who actually know this
> driver.
>
> CCing Dan. Maybe he has an idea how to add a test to smatch? In my setup, only
> cppcheck reported a 'coding style' issue with a low prio.
>

Most of these are inside macros so it makes it complicated for Smatch
to warn about them. It might be easier in Coccinelle. Julia the bugs
look like this:

- reissue_mask |= 0xffff < 4;
+ reissue_mask |= 0xffff << 4;

regards,
dan carpenter

> Wolfram Sang (4):
> v4l: vsp1: fix mask creation for MULT_ALPHA_RATIO
> drm/exynos: fix comparison to bitshift when dealing with a mask
> v4l: dvb-frontends: stb0899: fix comparison to bitshift when dealing
> with a mask
> net: amd-xgbe: fix comparison to bitshift when dealing with a mask
>
> drivers/gpu/drm/exynos/regs-fimc.h | 2 +-
> drivers/media/dvb-frontends/stb0899_reg.h | 8 ++++----
> drivers/media/platform/vsp1/vsp1_regs.h | 2 +-
> drivers/net/ethernet/amd/xgbe/xgbe-drv.c | 2 +-
> 4 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
>
> --
> 2.11.0

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