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SubjectRe: [PATCH v1] clk: mediatek: assign the initial value to clk_init_data of mtk_mux
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Hi Weiyi,

On 26/05/2020 04:43, Weiyi Lu wrote:
> On Mon, 2020-05-25 at 11:08 +0200, Matthias Brugger wrote:
>>
>> On 25/05/2020 08:41, Weiyi Lu wrote:
>>> It'd be dangerous when struct clk_core have new memebers.
>>> Add the missing initial value to clk_init_data.
>>>
>>
>> Sorry I don't really understand this commit message, can please explain.
>> In any case if this is a problem, then we probably we should fix it for all drivers.
>> Apart from drivers/clk/mediatek/clk-cpumux.c
>>
>
> Actually, we were looking into an android kernel patch "ANDROID: GKI:
> clk: Add support for voltage voting" [1]
>
> In this patch, there adds a new member struct clk_vdd_class *vdd_class;
> in struct clk_init_data and struct clk_core
>
> And then in clk_register(...)
> core->vdd_class = hw->init->vdd_class;
>
> In many clock APIs, it will check the core->vdd_class to select the
> correct control flow.
> So, if we don't assign an initial value to clk_init_data of mtk_mux
> clock type, something might go wrong. And assigning an initial value
> might be the easiest and good way to avoid such problem if any new clock
> support added in the future.
>

Thanks for your explanation. You mean that as clk_init_data is on the stack it
can have random values, and would lead to the fact that vdd_class is interpreted
as allocated although it should be NULL.

Sounds reasonable to me. You might want to resend with a better commit message.
Feel free to add my

Reviewed-by: Matthias Brugger <matthias.bgg@gmail.com>

Regards,
Matthias

> [1] https://android-review.googlesource.com/c/kernel/common/+/1278046
>
>> It's a widely used pattern:
>> $ git grep "struct clk_init_data init;"| wc -l
>> 235
>>
>> Regards,
>> Matthias
>>
>>> Fixes: a3ae549917f1 ("clk: mediatek: Add new clkmux register API")
>>> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>
>>> Signed-off-by: Weiyi Lu <weiyi.lu@mediatek.com>
>>> ---
>>> drivers/clk/mediatek/clk-mux.c | 2 +-
>>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/clk/mediatek/clk-mux.c b/drivers/clk/mediatek/clk-mux.c
>>> index 76f9cd0..14e127e 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/clk/mediatek/clk-mux.c
>>> +++ b/drivers/clk/mediatek/clk-mux.c
>>> @@ -160,7 +160,7 @@ struct clk *mtk_clk_register_mux(const struct mtk_mux *mux,
>>> spinlock_t *lock)
>>> {
>>> struct mtk_clk_mux *clk_mux;
>>> - struct clk_init_data init;
>>> + struct clk_init_data init = {};
>>> struct clk *clk;
>>>
>>> clk_mux = kzalloc(sizeof(*clk_mux), GFP_KERNEL);
>>>
>

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