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Date:   Fri, 15 Jan 2021 16:41:52 +0900
From:   Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>
To:     Ian Rogers <irogers@...gle.com>
Cc:     Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
        Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...nel.org>,
        Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
        Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>,
        Jiri Olsa <jolsa@...hat.com>,
        linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Stephane Eranian <eranian@...gle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] libperf tests: Avoid uninitialized variable warning.

Hi Ian,

On Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 6:23 AM Ian Rogers <irogers@...gle.com> wrote:
>
> The variable bf is read (for a write call) without being initialized
> triggering a memory sanitizer warning. Use bf in the read and switch the
> write to reading from a string.
>
> Signed-off-by: Ian Rogers <irogers@...gle.com>

Acked-by: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>

Thanks,
Namhyung

> ---
>  tools/lib/perf/tests/test-evlist.c | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/tools/lib/perf/tests/test-evlist.c b/tools/lib/perf/tests/test-evlist.c
> index 6d8ebe0c2504..1b225fe34a72 100644
> --- a/tools/lib/perf/tests/test-evlist.c
> +++ b/tools/lib/perf/tests/test-evlist.c
> @@ -208,7 +208,6 @@ static int test_mmap_thread(void)
>         char path[PATH_MAX];
>         int id, err, pid, go_pipe[2];
>         union perf_event *event;
> -       char bf;
>         int count = 0;
>
>         snprintf(path, PATH_MAX, "%s/kernel/debug/tracing/events/syscalls/sys_enter_prctl/id",
> @@ -229,6 +228,7 @@ static int test_mmap_thread(void)
>         pid = fork();
>         if (!pid) {
>                 int i;
> +               char bf;
>
>                 read(go_pipe[0], &bf, 1);
>
> @@ -266,7 +266,7 @@ static int test_mmap_thread(void)
>         perf_evlist__enable(evlist);
>
>         /* kick the child and wait for it to finish */
> -       write(go_pipe[1], &bf, 1);
> +       write(go_pipe[1], "A", 1);
>         waitpid(pid, NULL, 0);
>
>         /*
> --
> 2.30.0.296.g2bfb1c46d8-goog
>

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