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Date:   Wed, 9 Sep 2020 07:30:53 +0000
From:   Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>
To:     trix@...hat.com
Cc:     amitkarwar@...il.com, ganapathi.bhat@....com,
        huxinming820@...il.com, davem@...emloft.net, kuba@...nel.org,
        natechancellor@...il.com, ndesaulniers@...gle.com,
        bzhao@...vell.com, dkiran@...vell.com, frankh@...vell.com,
        linville@...driver.com, linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        clang-built-linux@...glegroups.com, Tom Rix <trix@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mwifiex: remove function pointer check

trix@...hat.com wrote:

> From: Tom Rix <trix@...hat.com>
> 
> clang static analyzer reports this problem
> 
> init.c:739:8: warning: Called function pointer
>   is null (null dereference)
>         ret = adapter->if_ops.check_fw_status( ...
>               ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> 
> In mwifiex_dnld_fw, there is an earlier check for check_fw_status(),
> The check was introduced for usb support at the same time this
> check in _mwifiex_fw_dpc() was made
> 
> 	if (adapter->if_ops.dnld_fw) {
> 		ret = adapter->if_ops.dnld_fw(adapter, &fw);
> 	} else {
> 		ret = mwifiex_dnld_fw(adapter, &fw);
> 	}
> 
> And a dnld_fw function initialized as part the usb's
> mwifiex_if_ops.
> 
> The other instances of mwifiex_if_ops for pci and sdio
> both set check_fw_status.
> 
> So the first check is not needed and can be removed.
> 
> Fixes: 4daffe354366 ("mwifiex: add support for Marvell USB8797 chipset")
> Signed-off-by: Tom Rix <trix@...hat.com>
> Reviewed-by: Nathan Chancellor <natechancellor@...il.com>

Patch applied to wireless-drivers-next.git, thanks.

eb2c6ca2db8c mwifiex: remove function pointer check

-- 
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/11759719/

https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/documentation/submittingpatches

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