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Date:   Sat, 29 Feb 2020 00:39:34 +0000
From:   Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
To:     Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>,
        Andreas Dilger <adilger.kernel@...ger.ca>,
        Ext4 Developers List <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>
Cc:     "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: re: ext4: convert file system to meta_bg if needed during resizing

Hi,

static analysis with Coverity has found an issue in function
ext4_convert_meta_bg() with the following commit

commit 1c6bd7173d66b3dfdefcedb38cabc1fb03997509
Author: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
Date:   Thu Sep 13 10:19:24 2012 -0400

    ext4: convert file system to meta_bg if needed during resizing

The analysis is as follows:

1898
1899 errout:
1900        ret = ext4_journal_stop(handle);
1901        if (!err)

Unused value (UNUSED_VALUE)assigned_value: Assigning value from ret to
err here, but that stored value is not used.

1902                err = ret;
1903        return ret;

I'm not entirely sure why !err is being checked and then err is being
re-assigned and then is not used.

Colin

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