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From: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@ORACLE.COM>
Subject: re: md/bitmap: move some fields of 'struct bitmap' into a 'storage' substruct.
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 16:13:36 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20120420131336.GA26339@elgon.mountain> (raw)

Hello NeilBrown,

This is a semi-automatic email about new static checker warnings.

The patch 9159d8a35d0a: "md/bitmap: move some fields of 'struct
bitmap' into a 'storage' substruct." from Apr 19, 2012, leads to the
following Smatch complaint:

drivers/md/bitmap.c:1212 bitmap_daemon_work()
	error: we previously assumed 'bitmap->storage.filemap' could be
	       null (see line 1145)

  1144			bitmap->need_sync = 0;
  1145			if (bitmap->storage.filemap) {
Renamed check.

  1146				sb = kmap_atomic(bitmap->storage.sb_page);
  1147				sb->events_cleared =
  1148					cpu_to_le64(bitmap->events_cleared);
  1149				kunmap_atomic(sb);
  1150				set_page_attr(bitmap, 0,
  1151					      BITMAP_PAGE_NEEDWRITE);
  1152			}
  1153		}


  1210			if (test_and_clear_page_attr(bitmap, j,
  1211						     BITMAP_PAGE_NEEDWRITE)) {
  1212				write_page(bitmap, bitmap->storage.filemap[j], 0);
Renamed dereference.

  1213				if (!bitmap->storage.filemap)
Another check.

  1214					break;

Really, this isn't a new warning, it's just shows up as a new warning
because of the rename.  Still, I was curious about the check after the

dan carpenter

             reply	other threads:[~2012-04-20 13:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-04-20 13:13 Dan Carpenter [this message]
2012-04-23  0:10 ` NeilBrown
2012-04-23 10:17   ` Dan Carpenter

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