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Date:	Tue, 17 May 2016 09:04:21 -0700
From:	Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@...il.com>
To:	David Binderman <linuxdev.baldrick@...il.com>
Cc:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Linux Kernel Network Developers <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, dcb314@...mail.com
Subject: Re: linux-4.6/net/kcm/kcmsock.c:1508: bad if test ?

On Mon, May 16, 2016 at 11:40 AM, David Binderman
<linuxdev.baldrick@...il.com> wrote:
> Hello there,
>
> linux-4.6/net/kcm/kcmsock.c:1508]: (style) Checking if unsigned
> variable 'copied' is less than zero.
>
> Source code is
>
>     if (copied < 0) {
>
> but
>
>    size_t copied;
>
> Suggest code rework.

Thanks for the report! I think the following patch is enough:

diff --git a/net/kcm/kcmsock.c b/net/kcm/kcmsock.c
index 40662d73..8bfc390 100644
--- a/net/kcm/kcmsock.c
+++ b/net/kcm/kcmsock.c
@@ -1483,7 +1483,7 @@ static ssize_t kcm_splice_read(struct socket
*sock, loff_t *ppos,
        long timeo;
        struct kcm_rx_msg *rxm;
        int err = 0;
-       size_t copied;
+       int copied;
        struct sk_buff *skb;

        /* Only support splice for SOCKSEQPACKET */

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