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Date:   Wed, 23 Sep 2020 08:20:52 +0000
From:   Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay@...dia.com>
To:     "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "lkp@...el.com" <lkp@...el.com>
CC:     "kbuild-all@...ts.01.org" <kbuild-all@...ts.01.org>,
        "bridge@...ts.linux-foundation.org" 
        <bridge@...ts.linux-foundation.org>,
        Roopa Prabhu <roopa@...dia.com>,
        "davem@...emloft.net" <davem@...emloft.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 12/16] net: bridge: mcast: install S,G entries
 automatically based on reports

On Wed, 2020-09-23 at 16:13 +0800, kernel test robot wrote:
> Hi Nikolay,
> 
> I love your patch! Perhaps something to improve:
> 
> [auto build test WARNING on net-next/master]
> 
> url:    https://github.com/0day-ci/linux/commits/Nikolay-Aleksandrov/net-bridge-mcast-IGMPv3-MLDv2-fast-path-part-2/20200922-153321
> base:   https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net-next.git 92ec804f3dbf0d986f8e10850bfff14f316d7aaf
> config: i386-randconfig-m021-20200923 (attached as .config)
> compiler: gcc-9 (Debian 9.3.0-15) 9.3.0
> 
> If you fix the issue, kindly add following tag as appropriate
> Reported-by: kernel test robot <lkp@...el.com>
> 
> New smatch warnings:
> net/bridge/br_multicast.c:980 __br_multicast_add_group() error: potential null dereference 'mp'.  (br_multicast_new_group returns null)
> 
> Old smatch warnings:
> include/linux/u64_stats_sync.h:128 u64_stats_update_begin() warn: statement has no effect 31
> 

This report is wrong, br_multicast_new_group() cannot return NULL.
It always returns ERR_PTR() of whatever error happened and there
is an IS_ERR() check afterwards.

Thanks.

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