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SubjectRe: [PATCH 143/190] Revert "power: twl4030: fix a missing check of return value"
On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 06:14:07PM +0200, Sebastian Reichel wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 03:00:18PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > This reverts commit 6f12e46eebf1a7d4fdd66df5e815df96b8f8b1b5.
> >
> > Commits from @umn.edu addresses have been found to be submitted in "bad
> > faith" to try to test the kernel community's ability to review "known
> > malicious" changes. The result of these submissions can be found in a
> > paper published at the 42nd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
> > entitled, "Open Source Insecurity: Stealthily Introducing
> > Vulnerabilities via Hypocrite Commits" written by Qiushi Wu (University
> > of Minnesota) and Kangjie Lu (University of Minnesota).
> >
> > Because of this, all submissions from this group must be reverted from
> > the kernel tree and will need to be re-reviewed again to determine if
> > they actually are a valid fix. Until that work is complete, remove this
> > change to ensure that no problems are being introduced into the
> > codebase.
> >
> > Cc: Kangjie Lu <kjlu@umn.edu>
> > Cc: Sebastian Reichel <sebastian.reichel@collabora.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> > ---
>
> Doing another review:
>
> twl4030 is an I2C connected PMIC, so any read operation can
> result in -EIO. If this happens 's' will not be initialized,
> so without handling the error is_charging will be set to an
> arbitrary state in the following lines. Exiting early from
> twl4030_bci_get_property is ok and other HW read operation
> failures in the same function are exiting early with proper
> error code (as the patch introduced for the only read missing
> this).
>
> TL;DR: original patch is ok, I suggest to drop the revert.

Thanks for the review, now dropped.

greg k-h

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