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Date:	Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:12:40 +0200
From:	Richard Weinberger <richard.weinberger@...il.com>
To:	Ian Kumlien <ian.kumlien@...il.com>
Cc:	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC] 3.16-rc6 -- fs/direct-io.c:1011 from and to uninitialized.

On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 9:03 PM, Ian Kumlien <ian.kumlien@...il.com> wrote:
> This is a resend, try two...

Please see "[PATCH v3] direct-io: fix uninitialized warning in do_direct_IO()".

> ---
> Hi,
>
> While playing around compiling the kernel i noticed the following:
> fs/direct-io.c: In function ‘do_blockdev_direct_IO’:
> fs/direct-io.c:1022:29: warning: ‘from’ may be used uninitialized in
> this function [-Wmaybe-uninitialized]
>     ret = submit_page_section(dio, sdio, page,
>                              ^
> fs/direct-io.c:913:10: note: ‘from’ was declared here
>    size_t from, to;
>           ^
> fs/direct-io.c:1011:12: warning: ‘to’ may be used uninitialized in this
> function [-Wmaybe-uninitialized]
>     u = (to - from) >> blkbits;
>             ^
> fs/direct-io.c:913:16: note: ‘to’ was declared here
>    size_t from, to;
>                 ^
> ---
>
>
> And while the fix is simple, something along the lines of:
> diff --git a/fs/direct-io.c b/fs/direct-io.c
> index 98040ba..64a8286 100644
> --- a/fs/direct-io.c
> +++ b/fs/direct-io.c
> @@ -910,7 +910,7 @@ static int do_direct_IO(struct dio *dio, struct
> dio_submit *sdi
>
>         while (sdio->block_in_file < sdio->final_block_in_request) {
>                 struct page *page;
> -               size_t from, to;
> +               size_t from, to = {0};
>                 page = dio_get_page(dio, sdio, &from, &to);
>                 if (IS_ERR(page)) {
>                         ret = PTR_ERR(page);
> ---
>
> I however don't know if it's in the correct C standard, it compiles fine
> though... (or if this is more gcc speific)
>
>
>



-- 
Thanks,
//richard
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