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From: Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@web.de>
To: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@lip6.fr>
Cc: Coccinelle <cocci@systeme.lip6.fr>
Subject: Re: [Cocci] Software analysis with SmPL around unchecked pointer function calls
Date: Sun, 20 Oct 2019 11:22:45 +0200
Message-ID: <076f8c5d-7441-dbad-3e1d-877c4788e01b@web.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.DEB.2.21.1910200741180.3689@hadrien>

>> The uncertainty around the partly (un)documented software behaviour
>> for SmPL when constraints makes it unclear then if the presented
>> source code place should finally be treated as a false positive.

Will it be easier to clarify this open issue based on a smaller
source code example?
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/libcxgb/libcxgb_cm.c?id=531e93d11470aa2e14e6a3febef50d9bc7bab7a1#n76

static bool
cxgb_our_interface(struct cxgb4_lld_info *lldi,
		   struct net_device *(*get_real_dev)(struct net_device *),
		   struct net_device *egress_dev)
{
	int i;

	egress_dev = get_real_dev(egress_dev);
	for (i = 0; i < lldi->nports; i++)
		if (lldi->ports[i] == egress_dev)
			return true;
	return false;
}


Regards,
Markus
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Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-10 12:56 [Cocci] Software analysis with SmPL around unchecked " Markus Elfring
2019-10-10 13:13 ` Julia Lawall
2019-10-10 13:35   ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-10 13:38     ` Julia Lawall
2019-10-10 14:04       ` Markus Elfring
     [not found]         ` <alpine.DEB.2.21.1910101606420.2305@hadrien>
2019-10-10 14:15           ` Markus Elfring
     [not found]             ` <alpine.DEB.2.21.1910102053440.2500@hadrien>
2019-10-11  5:11               ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-11  6:07                 ` Julia Lawall
2019-10-11  7:03                   ` Markus Elfring
     [not found]                     ` <alpine.DEB.2.21.1910110906390.2662@hadrien>
2019-10-11  7:30                       ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-11  9:23                       ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-10 16:25       ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-18 12:54   ` [Cocci] Software analysis with SmPL around unchecked pointer " Markus Elfring
2019-10-18 13:31     ` Julia Lawall
2019-10-18 13:42       ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-18 13:49         ` Julia Lawall
2019-10-18 14:20           ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-18 14:30             ` Julia Lawall
2019-10-18 14:34               ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-18 14:39                 ` Julia Lawall
2019-10-18 14:46                   ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-18 14:52                     ` Julia Lawall
2019-10-18 14:56                       ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-18 16:00       ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-18 16:06         ` Julia Lawall
2019-10-18 16:32           ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-19 15:33         ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-19 15:41           ` Julia Lawall
2019-10-19 16:04             ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-19 19:40             ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-20  5:42               ` Julia Lawall
2019-10-20  6:04                 ` Markus Elfring
2019-10-20  9:22                 ` Markus Elfring [this message]

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