lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2020]   [Dec]   [1]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH] pstore: Fix passing zero to 'PTR_ERR' warning
On Sat, Oct 31, 2020 at 01:59:31PM +0800, YueHaibing wrote:
> Fix smatch warning:
>
> fs/pstore/platform.c:320 allocate_buf_for_compression() warn: passing zero to 'PTR_ERR'
>
> crypto_alloc_comp() never return NULL, use IS_ERR
> instead of IS_ERR_OR_NULL to fix this.
>
> Signed-off-by: YueHaibing <yuehaibing@huawei.com>

Hmm, well, if I get back a NULL ctx, I still can't use it, so I prefer
to remain overly defensive in this code.

Thanks for looking in to it, though! If you see some more compelling
reason to do this, let me know.

-Kees

> ---
> fs/pstore/platform.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/pstore/platform.c b/fs/pstore/platform.c
> index 36714df37d5d..b7a2a2a31dee 100644
> --- a/fs/pstore/platform.c
> +++ b/fs/pstore/platform.c
> @@ -315,7 +315,7 @@ static void allocate_buf_for_compression(void)
> }
>
> ctx = crypto_alloc_comp(zbackend->name, 0, 0);
> - if (IS_ERR_OR_NULL(ctx)) {
> + if (IS_ERR(ctx)) {
> kfree(buf);
> pr_err("crypto_alloc_comp('%s') failed: %ld\n", zbackend->name,
> PTR_ERR(ctx));
> --
> 2.17.1
>

--
Kees Cook

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2020-12-01 21:19    [W:0.062 / U:6.356 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site