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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
To: Tom Rix <trix@redhat.com>
Cc: Zheng Zengkai <zhengzengkai@huawei.com>,
	Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>,
	David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>,
	Hulk Robot <hulkci@huawei.com>,
	linux-afs@lists.infradead.org,
	Marc Dionne <marc.dionne@auristor.com>,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] afs: fix no return statement in function returning non-void
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 09:29:00 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAHk-=wgW6yfsLUtepANX2PVkADR_7WDzk05YVhtw1ZBmDEGT2Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <9d7873b6-e35c-ae38-9952-a1df443b2aea@redhat.com>

On Wed, Jun 16, 2021 at 9:22 AM Tom Rix <trix@redhat.com> wrote:
>
> to fix, add an unreachable() to the generic BUG()
>
> diff --git a/include/asm-generic/bug.h b/include/asm-generic/bug.h
> index f152b9bb916f..b250e06d7de2 100644
> --- a/include/asm-generic/bug.h
> +++ b/include/asm-generic/bug.h
> @@ -177,7 +177,10 @@ void __warn(const char *file, int line, void
> *caller, unsigned taint,
>
>   #else /* !CONFIG_BUG */
>   #ifndef HAVE_ARCH_BUG
> -#define BUG() do {} while (1)
> +#define BUG() do {                                             \
> +               do {} while (1);                                \
> +               unreachable();                                  \
> +       } while (0)
>   #endif

I'm a bit surprised that the compiler doesn't make that code after an
infinite loop automatically be marked "unreachable". But at the same I
can imagine the compiler doing some checks without doing real flow
analysis, and doing "oh, that conditional branch is unconditional".

So this patch at least makes sense to me and I have no objections to
it, even if it makes me go "silly compiler, we shouldn't have to tell
you this".

So Ack from me on this.

           Linus

  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-16 16:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-15 11:55 David Howells
2021-06-15 12:03 ` David Howells
2021-06-15 14:49 ` Linus Torvalds
2021-06-15 23:58   ` Randy Dunlap
2021-06-16  0:32     ` Linus Torvalds
2021-06-16  1:38       ` Randy Dunlap
2021-06-16  2:19         ` Randy Dunlap
2021-06-16  3:15         ` Zheng Zengkai
2021-06-16 12:56           ` Tom Rix
2021-06-16 14:34             ` Linus Torvalds
2021-06-16 16:22               ` Tom Rix
2021-06-16 16:29                 ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2021-06-18 15:23                   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-06-16 13:41           ` David Howells
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2021-03-27 12:16 Zheng Zengkai
2021-03-31  2:32 ` Zheng Zengkai
2021-04-08 14:06 ` David Howells
2021-04-19 22:31   ` Randy Dunlap
2021-05-27 19:48     ` Randy Dunlap

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