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Date:   Tue, 24 Oct 2023 14:50:07 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <>
To:     "Matthew Wilcox (Oracle)" <>
Cc:     Steven Rostedt <>,
        Christoph Hellwig <>,
        Justin Stitt <>,,,,
        Kent Overstreet <>,
        Petr Mladek <>,
        Andy Shevchenko <>,
        Rasmus Villemoes <>,
        Sergey Senozhatsky <>,
        Michael Ellerman <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] powerpc: Remove initialisation of readpos

On Tue, Oct 24, 2023 at 03:55:59PM +0100, Matthew Wilcox (Oracle) wrote:
> While powerpc doesn't use the seq_buf readpos, it did explicitly
> initialise it for no good reason.
> Fixes: d0ed46b60396 ("tracing: Move readpos from seq_buf to trace_seq")
> Signed-off-by: Matthew Wilcox (Oracle) <>

Yeah, looks right -- it'd even be right if the member still existed. :)

Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <>

Kees Cook

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