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Date:	Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:27:16 +0300
From:	Andrey Utkin <>
	Andrey Utkin <>
Subject: [PATCH 2/4] drivers/staging/media/davinci_vpfe/dm365_ipipeif.c: fix negativity check

(style) Checking if unsigned variable 'val' is less than zero.

    val = get_oneshot_mode(ipipeif->input);
    if (val < 0) {
        pr_err("ipipeif: links setup required");
        return -EINVAL;


static int get_oneshot_mode(enum ipipeif_input_entity input)

Introduced temporary variable for negativity check.
"val" is afterwards used in a lot of bitwise operations, so changing its type
to signed is not safe, according to CERT C Secure Coding Standards chapter
INT13-C: "Use bitwise operators only on unsigned operands"

Reported-by: David Binderman <>
Signed-off-by: Andrey Utkin <>
 drivers/staging/media/davinci_vpfe/dm365_ipipeif.c | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/media/davinci_vpfe/dm365_ipipeif.c b/drivers/staging/media/davinci_vpfe/dm365_ipipeif.c
index 59540cd..6d4893b 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/media/davinci_vpfe/dm365_ipipeif.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/media/davinci_vpfe/dm365_ipipeif.c
@@ -196,6 +196,7 @@ static int ipipeif_hw_setup(struct v4l2_subdev *sd)
 	int data_shift;
 	int pack_mode;
 	int source1;
+	int tmp;
 	ipipeif_base_addr = ipipeif->ipipeif_base_addr;
@@ -206,8 +207,8 @@ static int ipipeif_hw_setup(struct v4l2_subdev *sd)
 	outformat = &ipipeif->formats[IPIPEIF_PAD_SOURCE];
 	/* Combine all the fields to make CFG1 register of IPIPEIF */
-	val = get_oneshot_mode(ipipeif->input);
-	if (val < 0) {
+	tmp = val = get_oneshot_mode(ipipeif->input);
+	if (tmp < 0) {
 		pr_err("ipipeif: links setup required");
 		return -EINVAL;

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