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Date:	Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:26:14 -0400
From:	Paul Moore <>
To:	Geert Uytterhoeven <>
	"" <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: sel_netif_init: 'err' is used uninitialized (was: Re: selinux: reduce the number of calls to synchronize_net() when flushing caches)

On Thursday, August 07, 2014 12:31:15 PM Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> security/selinux/netif.c: In function ‘sel_netif_init’:
> /scratch/geert/linux/linux-m68k/security/selinux/netif.c:285: warning:
> ‘err’ is used uninitialized in this function
> Should it just return 0, like before?
> Or should it return the return value of register_netdevice_notifier()
> instead, which also returns an error code? Or is that failure non-critical?


I posted a fix for this two days ago to the SELinux list (see below).  As soon 
as -rc1 is released and linux-next is back in business I'll be pushing the 
patch to the SELinux #next branch.


paul moore

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