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Date:   Fri, 8 Jan 2021 17:06:35 +0100
From:   Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     Marc Zyngier <maz@...nel.org>
Cc:     John Garry <john.garry@...wei.com>, rafael@...nel.org,
        tglx@...utronix.de, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        dan.carpenter@...cle.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Driver core: platform: Add extra error check in
 devm_platform_get_irqs_affinity()

On Fri, Jan 08, 2021 at 03:48:24PM +0000, Marc Zyngier wrote:
> On 2021-01-08 15:43, John Garry wrote:
> > On 08/01/2021 15:43, Greg KH wrote:
> > > On Mon, Dec 21, 2020 at 10:30:55PM +0800, John Garry wrote:
> > > > The current check of nvec < minvec for nvec returned from
> > > > platform_irq_count() will not detect a negative error code in nvec.
> > > > 
> > > > This is because minvec is unsigned, and, as such, nvec is promoted to
> > > > unsigned in that check, which will make it a huge number (if it
> > > > contained
> > > > -EPROBE_DEFER).
> > > > 
> > > > In practice, an error should not occur in nvec for the only in-tree
> > > > user, but add a check anyway.
> > > > 
> > > > Fixes: e15f2fa959f2 ("driver core: platform: Add
> > > > devm_platform_get_irqs_affinity()")
> > > > Reported-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...cle.com>
> > > > Signed-off-by: John Garry <john.garry@...wei.com>
> > > > ---
> > > > I hope that this can go through either irqchip or driver/core
> > > > trees, thanks!
> > > 
> > > I'll take it, thanks.
> > > 
> > 
> > Hi Greg,
> > 
> > I think that Marc already has taken it:
> > 
> > https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/X%2Fh9vy%2F1h0E1hyN0@kroah.com/T/#m95ef1736dbbd801cd85a4144c8f13c2afe33bc2c
> > 
> > I hope it doesn't cause hassle.
> 
> I was about to send tglx a pull request.
> 
> Greg, let me know if you want me to drop it.

Nope, no worries, git will handle this coming in multiple places :)

thanks,

greg k-h

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