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Date:   Sun, 19 Mar 2023 13:41:31 +0200
From:   Leon Romanovsky <leon@...nel.org>
To:     Markus Elfring <Markus.Elfring@....de>
Cc:     kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org, linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org,
        Cheng Xu <chengyou@...ux.alibaba.com>,
        Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@...pe.ca>,
        Kai Shen <kaishen@...ux.alibaba.com>,
        Yang Li <yang.lee@...ux.alibaba.com>, cocci@...ia.fr,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] RDMA/erdma: Fix exception handling in
 erdma_accept_newconn()

On Sat, Mar 18, 2023 at 09:15:58PM +0100, Markus Elfring wrote:
> Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2023 21:08:58 +0100
> 
> The label “error” was used to jump to another pointer check despite of
> the detail in the implementation of the function “erdma_accept_newconn”
> that it was determined already that corresponding variables contained
> still null pointers.
> 
> 1. Thus return directly if
>    * the cep state is not the value “ERDMA_EPSTATE_LISTENING”
>      or
>    * a call of the function “erdma_cep_alloc” failed.
> 
> 2. Use more appropriate labels instead.
> 
> 3. Delete two questionable checks.
> 
> 4. Omit extra initialisations (for the variables “new_cep”, “new_s” and “ret”)
>    which became unnecessary with this refactoring.
> 
> 
> This issue was detected by using the Coccinelle software.
> 
> Fixes: 920d93eac8b97778fef48f34f10e58ddf870fc2a ("RDMA/erdma: Add connection management (CM) support")
> Signed-off-by: Markus Elfring <elfring@...rs.sourceforge.net>
> ---
>  drivers/infiniband/hw/erdma/erdma_cm.c | 39 +++++++++++---------------
>  1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 22 deletions(-)

Same comment as for your RDMA/siw patch.

Thanks

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