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Date:	Fri, 18 Dec 2015 10:18:23 +0100
From:	Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <stephen@...workplumber.org>
CC:	Phil Sutter <phil@....cc>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH iproute2] ip, route: fix minor compile warning

On 12/18/2015 02:12 AM, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:53:20 +0100
> Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net> wrote:
>
>> On 12/14/2015 04:51 PM, Phil Sutter wrote:
>>> On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 04:34:29PM +0100, Daniel Borkmann wrote:
>>>> Seems like gcc (4.8.3) doesn't catch this false positive, triggering
>>>> after 0f7543322c5f ("route: ignore RTAX_HOPLIMIT of value -1"):
>>>>
>>>>     iproute.c: In function 'print_route':
>>>>     iproute.c:301:12: warning: 'val' may be used uninitialized in this function [-Wmaybe-uninitialized]
>>>>        features &= ~RTAX_FEATURE_ECN;
>>>>                 ^
>>>>     iproute.c:575:10: note: 'val' was declared here
>>>>         __u32 val;
>>>>               ^
>>>> So just shut it up by initializing to 0.
>>>
>>> Hmm. Interestingly, my patch shouldn't have changed anything relevant
>>> for gcc's decision. OTOH, I don't see a warning using gcc-4.9.3.
>>
>> If I revert it, the warning is gone for me ;) perhaps some heuristic issue
>> with that gcc version.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Daniel
>
> I don't see this warning on current master with gcc 4.9.2.

Well, in the commit message I wrote 4.8.3 ... but I don't mind if we drop it, sure.
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