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Date:   Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:23:58 -0700
From:   Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>
To:     Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>,
        Denis Pauk <pauk.denis@...il.com>
Cc:     Bernhard Seibold <mail@...nhard-seibold.de>,
        Pär Ekholm <pehlm@...holm.org>,
        to.eivind@...il.com, "Artem S . Tashkinov" <aros@....com>,
        Vittorio Roberto Alfieri <me@...toor.com>,
        Sahan Fernando <sahan.h.fernando@...il.com>,
        Andy Shevchenko <andriy.shevchenko@...el.com>,
        Jean Delvare <jdelvare@...e.com>, linux-hwmon@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 3/3] hwmon: (nct6775) Support access via Asus WMI.

On 9/16/21 1:34 AM, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
[ ... ]

>> +       u32 args = bank | (reg << 8) | (val << 16);
>> +       struct acpi_buffer input = { (acpi_size) sizeof(args), &args };
>> +       struct acpi_buffer output = { ACPI_ALLOCATE_BUFFER, NULL };
>> +       acpi_status status;
>> +       union acpi_object *obj;
>> +       u32 tmp = 0;
> 

Ah, you changed the above to add the initialization.
Without knowing that, your comment below is a bit misleading.

Guenter

>> +       obj = output.pointer;
>> +       if (obj && obj->type == ACPI_TYPE_INTEGER)
>> +               tmp = obj->integer.value;
>> +
>> +       if (retval)
>> +               *retval = tmp;
>> +
>> +       kfree(obj);
> 
>> +       if (tmp == ASUSWMI_UNSUPPORTED_METHOD)
> 
> This is uninitialized tmp in case when no obj, or obj is of the wrong type.
> 
>> +               return -ENODEV;
>> +       return 0;
>> +#else
>> +       return -EOPNOTSUPP;
>> +#endif
>> +}
> 

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