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From: Ido Schimmel <idosch@idosch.org>
To: Jamal Hadi Salim <jhs@mojatatu.com>
Cc: 13145886936@163.com, davem@davemloft.net, kuba@kernel.org,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	gushengxian <gushengxian@yulong.com>,
	Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@gmail.com>,
	Jiri Pirko <jiri@resnulli.us>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] flow_offload: action should not be NULL when it is referenced
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2021 16:39:36 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YR0NmNZe05yRn3Vs@shredder> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <d20577c8-e5df-a31d-8435-619994dd5855@mojatatu.com>

On Wed, Aug 18, 2021 at 08:36:55AM -0400, Jamal Hadi Salim wrote:
> On 2021-08-18 7:58 a.m., Ido Schimmel wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 26, 2021 at 04:56:06AM -0700, 13145886936@163.com wrote:
> > > From: gushengxian <gushengxian@yulong.com>
> > > 
> > > "action" should not be NULL when it is referenced.
> > > 
> > > Signed-off-by: gushengxian <13145886936@163.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: gushengxian <gushengxian@yulong.com>
> > > ---
> > >   include/net/flow_offload.h | 12 +++++++-----
> > >   1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
> > > 
> > > diff --git a/include/net/flow_offload.h b/include/net/flow_offload.h
> > > index dc5c1e69cd9f..69c9eabf8325 100644
> > > --- a/include/net/flow_offload.h
> > > +++ b/include/net/flow_offload.h
> > > @@ -319,12 +319,14 @@ flow_action_mixed_hw_stats_check(const struct flow_action *action,
> > >   	if (flow_offload_has_one_action(action))
> > >   		return true;
> > > -	flow_action_for_each(i, action_entry, action) {
> > > -		if (i && action_entry->hw_stats != last_hw_stats) {
> > > -			NL_SET_ERR_MSG_MOD(extack, "Mixing HW stats types for actions is not supported");
> > > -			return false;
> > > +	if (action) {
> > 
> > This patch generates a smatch warning:
> > 
> > include/net/flow_offload.h:322 flow_action_mixed_hw_stats_check() warn: variable dereferenced before check 'action' (see line 319)
> > 
> > Why the patch is needed? 'action' is already dereferenced in
> > flow_offload_has_one_action()
> > 
> 
> Yep, doesnt make sense at all.

Will send a revert

      reply	other threads:[~2021-08-18 13:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-26 11:56 13145886936
2021-06-28 21:30 ` patchwork-bot+netdevbpf
2021-08-18 11:58 ` Ido Schimmel
2021-08-18 12:36   ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-08-18 13:39     ` Ido Schimmel [this message]

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