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From: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
To: "Fabio M. De Francesco" <fmdefrancesco@gmail.com>
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>,
	Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>,
	linux-staging@lists.linux.dev, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: r8188eu: Fix different base types in assignments and parameters
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2021 10:59:30 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210804075930.GD1931@kadam> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210730181452.23062-1-fmdefrancesco@gmail.com>

On Fri, Jul 30, 2021 at 08:14:52PM +0200, Fabio M. De Francesco wrote:
>  static inline void __nat25_generate_ipx_network_addr_with_socket(unsigned char *networkAddr,
> -				unsigned int *ipxNetAddr, unsigned short *ipxSocketAddr)
> +				__be32 *ipxNetAddr, __be16 *ipxSocketAddr)
>  {
> +	union {
> +		unsigned int f0;
> +		unsigned char f1[4];
> +	} addr;
> +
>  	memset(networkAddr, 0, MAX_NETWORK_ADDR_LEN);
>  
>  	networkAddr[0] = NAT25_IPX;
> -	memcpy(networkAddr+1, (unsigned char *)ipxNetAddr, 4);
> -	memcpy(networkAddr+5, (unsigned char *)ipxSocketAddr, 2);
> +	addr.f0 = be32_to_cpu(*ipxNetAddr);
> +	memcpy(networkAddr+1, addr.f1, 4);
> +	addr.f0 ^= addr.f0;
> +	addr.f0 = be16_to_cpu(*ipxSocketAddr);
> +	memcpy(networkAddr+5, addr.f1, 2);

Here is another bug which was obscured/caused by the union.

	addr.f0 = be16_to_cpu(*ipxSocketAddr);

The addr.f0 variable is an int.  On big endian systems only the last two
bytes are set:

	memcpy(networkAddr+5, addr.f1, 2);

So this is the equivalent of:

	memset(networkAddr+5, 0, 2);

regards,
dan carpenter

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-08-04  8:00 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-30 18:14 Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-02 14:05 ` Dan Carpenter
2021-08-02 14:26   ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-02 15:21     ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-03  8:15   ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-03 14:01     ` Dan Carpenter
2021-08-04  7:59 ` Dan Carpenter [this message]
2021-08-04  9:00   ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-04  9:58     ` Dan Carpenter
2021-08-04 11:29       ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-08-04 12:00         ` Dan Carpenter

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