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Date:   Thu, 2 Nov 2017 15:57:39 -0400
From:   Brian Foster <bfoster@...hat.com>
To:     "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@...cle.com>
Cc:     Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>, linux-xfs@...r.kernel.org,
        Dave Chinner <dchinner@...hat.com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] xfs: scrub: avoid uninitialized return code

On Thu, Nov 02, 2017 at 12:53:06PM -0700, Darrick J. Wong wrote:
> From: Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong@...cle.com>
> 
> The newly added xfs_scrub_da_btree_block() function has one code path
> that returns the 'error' variable without initializing it first, as
> shown by this compiler warning:
> 
> fs/xfs/scrub/dabtree.c: In function 'xfs_scrub_da_btree_block':
> fs/xfs/scrub/dabtree.c:462:9: error: 'error' may be used uninitialized in this function [-Werror=maybe-uninitialized]
> 
> Return zero since the caller will exit the scrub code if we don't produce a
> buffer pointer.
> 
> Fixes: 7c4a07a424c1 ("xfs: scrub directory/attribute btrees")
> Reported-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
> Signed-off-by: Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong@...cle.com>
> ---

Reviewed-by: Brian Foster <bfoster@...hat.com>

>  fs/xfs/scrub/dabtree.c |    2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/fs/xfs/scrub/dabtree.c b/fs/xfs/scrub/dabtree.c
> index c21c528..4c9839c 100644
> --- a/fs/xfs/scrub/dabtree.c
> +++ b/fs/xfs/scrub/dabtree.c
> @@ -336,7 +336,7 @@ xfs_scrub_da_btree_block(
>  	xfs_ino_t			owner;
>  	int				*pmaxrecs;
>  	struct xfs_da3_icnode_hdr	nodehdr;
> -	int				error;
> +	int				error = 0;
>  
>  	blk = &ds->state->path.blk[level];
>  	ds->state->path.active = level + 1;

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