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Date:   Sat, 29 Feb 2020 17:52:31 +0000
From:   Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>
To:     "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@....edu>
Cc:     Andreas Dilger <adilger.kernel@...ger.ca>,
        Ext4 Developers List <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: ext4: convert file system to meta_bg if needed during resizing

On 29/02/2020 17:42, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 29, 2020 at 12:39:34AM +0000, Colin Ian King wrote:
>> 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;
> 
> Line 1903 should be "return err".
> 
> Want to send a patch, or shall I just commit the fix?
> 
>      	       	      	       	      - Ted
> 
I don't mind if you commit the fix, I wasn't sure what the appropriate
fix was, so I kudos to you Ted for that.

Colin



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