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Date:   Wed, 1 Jul 2020 21:39:20 +0100
From:   Mark Brown <>
To:     Kees Cook <>
        Nick Desaulniers <>,
        Linus Torvalds <>,
        Miguel Ojeda <>,
        Alexander Potapenko <>,
        Joe Perches <>,
        Andy Whitcroft <>,,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 08/16] spi: davinci: Remove uninitialized_var() usage

On Fri, Jun 19, 2020 at 08:29:59PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> Using uninitialized_var() is dangerous as it papers over real bugs[1]
> (or can in the future), and suppresses unrelated compiler warnings (e.g.
> "unused variable"). If the compiler thinks it is uninitialized, either
> simply initialize the variable or make compiler changes. As a precursor
> to removing[2] this[3] macro[4], just remove this variable since it was
> actually unused:

Please copy maintainers on patches :(

Acked-by: Mark Brown <>

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