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Date:   Sat, 29 Aug 2020 21:48:11 +0200 (CEST)
From:   Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...ia.fr>
To:     Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
cc:     Denis Efremov <efremov@...ux.com>, cocci@...teme.lip6.fr,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        "Gustavo A . R . Silva" <gustavoars@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] coccinelle: misc: add uninitialized_var.cocci
 script



On Sat, 29 Aug 2020, Joe Perches wrote:

> On Sat, 2020-08-29 at 21:36 +0200, Julia Lawall wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, 12 Aug 2020, Denis Efremov wrote:
> >
> > > Commit 63a0895d960a ("compiler: Remove uninitialized_var() macro") and
> > > commit 4b19bec97c88 ("docs: deprecated.rst: Add uninitialized_var()")
> > > removed uninitialized_var() and deprecated it.
> > >
> > > The purpose of this script is to prevent new occurrences of open-coded
> > > variants of uninitialized_var().
>
> > > Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> > > Cc: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavoars@...nel.org>
> > > Signed-off-by: Denis Efremov <efremov@...ux.com>
> >
> > Applied, without the commented out part.
> >
> > I only got three warnings, though.  Perhaps the others have been fixed?
>
> uninitialized_var does not exist in -next

OK, if it seems better, I can remove it.  Out of the threee reported, one
was a completely unnecessary initialization.

julia

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