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From: "Aurélien Aptel" <aaptel@suse.com>
To: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
Cc: Colin King <colin.king@canonical.com>,
	samba-technical@lists.samba.org, Steve French <sfrench@samba.org>,
	kernel-janitors@vger.kernel.org, linux-cifs@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] cifs: remove redundant assignment to variable rc
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 17:34:39 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87lfwerze8.fsf@suse.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190731122841.GA1974@kadam>

"Dan Carpenter" <dan.carpenter@oracle.com> writes:
> You're just turning off GCC's static analysis (and introducing false
> positives) when you do that.  We have seen bugs caused by this and never
> seen any bugs prevented by this style.

You've never seen bugs prevented by initializing uninitialized
variables? Code can change overtime and I don't think coverity is
checked as often as it could be, meaning the var could end up being used
while uninitialized in the future.

Anyway I won't die on this hill, merge this if you prefer.

Cheers,
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Aurélien Aptel / SUSE Labs Samba Team
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  reply	other threads:[~2019-07-31 15:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-31  9:05 Colin King
2019-07-31 10:09 ` Aurélien Aptel
2019-07-31 12:28   ` Dan Carpenter
2019-07-31 15:34     ` Aurélien Aptel [this message]
2019-07-31 15:54       ` Colin Ian King
2019-08-01 17:00         ` Steve French
2019-08-01  8:03       ` Dan Carpenter

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