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From: Kalle Valo <kvalo@codeaurora.org>
To: "Saheed O. Bolarinwa" <refactormyself@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-pci@vger.kernel.org,
	Bolarinwa Olayemi Saheed <refactormyself@gmail.com>,
	linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org,
	QCA ath9k Development <ath9k-devel@qca.qualcomm.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel-mentees@lists.linuxfoundation.org
Subject: Re: [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH 3/14 v3] ath9k: Check the return value of pcie_capability_read_*()
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 17:09:51 +0000 (UTC)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200720170951.10071C433C6@smtp.codeaurora.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200713175529.29715-2-refactormyself@gmail.com>

"Saheed O. Bolarinwa" <refactormyself@gmail.com> wrote:

> On failure pcie_capability_read_dword() sets it's last parameter, val
> to 0. However, with Patch 14/14, it is possible that val is set to ~0 on
> failure. This would introduce a bug because (x & x) == (~0 & x).
> 
> This bug can be avoided without changing the function's behaviour if the
> return value of pcie_capability_read_dword is checked to confirm success.
> 
> Check the return value of pcie_capability_read_dword() to ensure success.
> 
> Suggested-by: Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn@helgaas.com>
> Signed-off-by: Bolarinwa Olayemi Saheed <refactormyself@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Kalle Valo <kvalo@codeaurora.org>

Patch applied to ath-next branch of ath.git, thanks.

9a8ab2bfb678 ath9k: Check the return value of pcie_capability_read_*()

-- 
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/11660731/

https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/documentation/submittingpatches

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  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-20 17:10 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-13 17:55 [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH 1/14 v3] IB/hfi1: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-07-13 17:09 ` Jason Gunthorpe
2020-07-13 17:55 ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH 3/14 v3] ath9k: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-07-20 17:09   ` Kalle Valo [this message]
2020-07-13 17:55 ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH 4/14 v3] iwlegacy: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-07-15 16:47   ` Kalle Valo
2020-07-13 17:55 ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH 8/14 v3] PCI/ACPI: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa
2020-07-14 13:27   ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2020-07-13 17:55 ` [Linux-kernel-mentees] [PATCH 12/14 v3] PCI/AER: " Saheed O. Bolarinwa

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