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Subject[PATCH] mm: avoid uninitialized variable in tracepoint
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A newly added tracepoint in the hugepage code uses a variable in the
error handling that is not initialized at that point:

include/trace/events/huge_memory.h:81:230: error: 'isolated' may be used uninitialized in this function [-Werror=maybe-uninitialized]

The result is relatively harmless, as the trace data will in rare
cases contain incorrect data.

This works around the problem by adding an explicit initialization.

Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Fixes: 7d2eba0557c1 ("mm: add tracepoint for scanning pages")

diff --git a/mm/huge_memory.c b/mm/huge_memory.c
index b2db98136af9..bb3b763b1829 100644
--- a/mm/huge_memory.c
+++ b/mm/huge_memory.c
@@ -2320,7 +2320,7 @@ static void collapse_huge_page(struct mm_struct *mm,
pgtable_t pgtable;
struct page *new_page;
spinlock_t *pmd_ptl, *pte_ptl;
- int isolated, result = 0;
+ int isolated = 0, result = 0;
unsigned long hstart, hend;
struct mem_cgroup *memcg;
unsigned long mmun_start; /* For mmu_notifiers */

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