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Subject-Wsometimes-uninitialized Clang warning in drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnxt/bnxt.c
Hi all,

We are trying to get Clang's -Wsometimes-uninitialized turned on for the
kernel as it can catch some bugs that GCC can't. This warning came up:

drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnxt/bnxt.c:1612:6: warning: variable 'len' is used uninitialized whenever 'if' condition is true [-Wsometimes-uninitialized]
if (rxcmp1->rx_cmp_cfa_code_errors_v2 & RX_CMP_L2_ERRORS) {
drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnxt/bnxt.c:1703:19: note: uninitialized use occurs here
cpr->rx_bytes += len;
drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnxt/bnxt.c:1612:2: note: remove the 'if' if its condition is always false
if (rxcmp1->rx_cmp_cfa_code_errors_v2 & RX_CMP_L2_ERRORS) {
drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnxt/bnxt.c:1540:18: note: initialize the variable 'len' to silence this warning
unsigned int len;
= 0
1 warning generated.

It seems like the logical change to make is this; however, I am not sure
if this has any other unintended consequences since this is a rather
dense function. I would much appreciate your input, especially if there
is a better way to fix it.


diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnxt/bnxt.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnxt/bnxt.c
index 0bb9d7b3a2b6..7d3d206c2e86 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnxt/bnxt.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/bnxt/bnxt.c
@@ -1615,7 +1615,7 @@ static int bnxt_rx_pkt(struct bnxt *bp, struct bnxt_cp_ring_info *cpr,
bnxt_reuse_rx_agg_bufs(cpr, cp_cons, agg_bufs);

rc = -EIO;
- goto next_rx;
+ goto next_rx_no_prod_no_len;

len = le32_to_cpu(rxcmp->rx_cmp_len_flags_type) >> RX_CMP_LEN_SHIFT;
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