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Date:   Thu, 2 Nov 2017 13:07:34 +0000
From:   Russell King - ARM Linux <>
To:     Vladimir Murzin <>
Cc:     Arnd Bergmann <>,
        Nicolas Pitre <>,
        afzal mohammed <>,
        Laura Abbott <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ARM: NOMMU: work around maybe-uninitialized warning

On Thu, Nov 02, 2017 at 12:25:47PM +0000, Vladimir Murzin wrote:
> On 02/11/17 09:21, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > The reworked MPU code produces a new warning in some configurations,
> > presumably starting with the code move after the compiler now makes
> > different inlining decisions:
> > 
> > arch/arm/mm/pmsa-v7.c: In function 'adjust_lowmem_bounds_mpu':
> > arch/arm/mm/pmsa-v7.c:310:5: error: 'specified_mem_size' may be used uninitialized in this function [-Werror=maybe-uninitialized]
> > 
> > This appears to be harmless, as we know that there is always at
> > least one memblock, and the only way this could get triggered is
> > if the for_each_memblock() loop was never entered.
> > 
> > I could not come up with a better workaround than initializing
> > the specified_mem_size to zero, but at least that is the value
> > that the variable would have in the hypothetical case of no
> > memblocks.
> > 
> > Fixes: 877ec119dbbf ("ARM: 8706/1: NOMMU: Move out MPU setup in separate module")
> > Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <>
> > ---
> > Vladimir, if this looks good to you, can you forward it to Russell's
> > patch tracker, or otherwise suggest a different fix?
> Accepted as patch 8719/1. Not sure if Russell will pick it up or not... anyway,
> thanks for the patch!

I'd prefer not to at this stage.  Same things that apply that I said
in the "ARM: early_printk: use printascii() rather than printch()"
thread - I need to ensure that what I have is stable before 4.14 is
released, so I'm not accepting anything further unless it is _really_

This isn't urgent.

RMK's Patch system:
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According to 8.21Mbps down 510kbps up

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