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Date:   Tue, 31 Oct 2023 09:35:54 +0000
From:   Christian Loehle <christian.loehle@....com>
To:     Harshit Mogalapalli <harshit.m.mogalapalli@...cle.com>,
        Alasdair Kergon <agk@...hat.com>,
        Mike Snitzer <snitzer@...nel.org>, dm-devel@...ts.linux.dev,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     dan.carpenter@...aro.org, kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org,
        error27@...il.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH next] dm delay: Fix missing error code in delay_ctr()

On 31/10/2023 07:10, Harshit Mogalapalli wrote:
> When worker thread allocation fails, return error instead of
> zero(success).
> 
> Also when kthread_create fails it returns ERR pointers and not NULL, so
> fix that as well.
> 
> Fixes: c1fce71d29b2 ("dm delay: for short delays, use kthread instead of timers and wq")
> Signed-off-by: Harshit Mogalapalli <harshit.m.mogalapalli@...cle.com>
> ---
> Smatch complained about the missing error code.
> This patch is only compile tested.
> ---
>  drivers/md/dm-delay.c | 4 +++-
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/md/dm-delay.c b/drivers/md/dm-delay.c
> index 3d91804923eb..efd510984e25 100644
> --- a/drivers/md/dm-delay.c
> +++ b/drivers/md/dm-delay.c
> @@ -280,8 +280,10 @@ static int delay_ctr(struct dm_target *ti, unsigned int argc, char **argv)
>  		 */
>  		dc->worker = kthread_create(&flush_worker_fn, dc,
>  					    "dm-delay-flush-worker");
> -		if (!dc->worker)
> +		if (IS_ERR(dc->worker)) {
> +			ret = PTR_ERR(dc->worker);
>  			goto bad;
> +		}
>  	} else {
>  		timer_setup(&dc->delay_timer, handle_delayed_timer, 0);
>  		INIT_WORK(&dc->flush_expired_bios, flush_expired_bios);
Reviewed-by: Christian Loehle <christian.loehle@....com>

Thanks!

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