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Date:   Thu, 23 Sep 2021 16:05:06 -0400
From:   "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@...ldses.org>
To:     Yang Li <yang.lee@...ux.alibaba.com>
Cc:     kuba@...nel.org, davem@...emloft.net, anna.schumaker@...app.com,
        trond.myklebust@...merspace.com, chuck.lever@...cle.com,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH -next] UNRPC: Return specific error code on kmalloc
 failure

On Fri, Sep 10, 2021 at 05:33:24PM +0800, Yang Li wrote:
> Although the callers of this function only care about whether the
> return value is null or not, we should still give a rigorous
> error code.

Eh, I'm not sure I understand why this is important but, OK,
applying.--b.

> 
> Smatch tool warning:
> net/sunrpc/auth_gss/svcauth_gss.c:784 gss_write_verf() warn: returning
> -1 instead of -ENOMEM is sloppy
> 
> No functional change, just more standardized.
> 
> Reported-by: Abaci Robot <abaci@...ux.alibaba.com>
> Signed-off-by: Yang Li <yang.lee@...ux.alibaba.com>
> ---
>  net/sunrpc/auth_gss/svcauth_gss.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/net/sunrpc/auth_gss/svcauth_gss.c b/net/sunrpc/auth_gss/svcauth_gss.c
> index 3e776e3..7dba6a9 100644
> --- a/net/sunrpc/auth_gss/svcauth_gss.c
> +++ b/net/sunrpc/auth_gss/svcauth_gss.c
> @@ -781,7 +781,7 @@ static inline u32 round_up_to_quad(u32 i)
>  	svc_putnl(rqstp->rq_res.head, RPC_AUTH_GSS);
>  	xdr_seq = kmalloc(4, GFP_KERNEL);
>  	if (!xdr_seq)
> -		return -1;
> +		return -ENOMEM;
>  	*xdr_seq = htonl(seq);
>  
>  	iov.iov_base = xdr_seq;
> -- 
> 1.8.3.1

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