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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] media: v4l2-core: Shifting signed 32-bit value by 31 bits error
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On 6/6/19 5:22 AM, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> On 6/5/19 2:53 PM, Shuah Khan wrote:
>> Fix the following cppcheck error:
>>
>> Checking drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-ioctl.c ...
>> [drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-ioctl.c:1370]: (error) Shifting signed 32-bit value by 31 bits is undefined behaviour
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Shuah Khan <skhan@linuxfoundation.org>
>> ---
>> drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-ioctl.c | 2 +-
>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-ioctl.c b/drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-ioctl.c
>> index 6859bdac86fe..333e387bafeb 100644
>> --- a/drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-ioctl.c
>> +++ b/drivers/media/v4l2-core/v4l2-ioctl.c
>> @@ -1364,7 +1364,7 @@ static void v4l_fill_fmtdesc(struct v4l2_fmtdesc *fmt)
>> (char)((fmt->pixelformat >> 8) & 0x7f),
>> (char)((fmt->pixelformat >> 16) & 0x7f),
>> (char)((fmt->pixelformat >> 24) & 0x7f),
>> - (fmt->pixelformat & (1 << 31)) ? "-BE" : "");
>> + (fmt->pixelformat & BIT(31)) ? "-BE" : "");
>> break;
>> }
>> }
>>
>
> If this builds, I guess #define BIT(x) got pulled in indirectly
> since bits.h nor bitops.h is currently #included in that source file.
>
> Documentation/process/submit-checklist.rst rule #1 says:
> 1) If you use a facility then #include the file that defines/declares
> that facility. Don't depend on other header files pulling in ones
> that you use.
>
> Please add #include <linux/bits or bitops.h>
>

I'm not sure about this patch. '1 << 31' is used all over in the kernel,
including in public headers (e.g. media.h, videodev2.h).

It seems arbitrary to change it only here, but not anywhere else.

In this particular example for the fourcc handling I would prefer to just
use '1U << 31', both in v4l2-ioctl.c and videodev2.h.

A separate patch doing the same for MEDIA_ENT_ID_FLAG_NEXT in media.h would
probably be a good idea either: that way the public API at least will do
the right thing.

Regards,

Hans

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