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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drm/tegra: sor: add NULL check on of_match_device() return value
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On 07/07/17 07:11, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
> Check return value from call to of_match_device()
> in order to prevent a NULL pointer dereference.
>
> In case of NULL print error message and return.
>
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <garsilva@embeddedor.com>
> ---
> drivers/gpu/drm/tegra/sor.c | 4 ++++
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/tegra/sor.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/tegra/sor.c
> index a8f5289..ca3d9b1 100644
> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/tegra/sor.c
> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/tegra/sor.c
> @@ -2538,6 +2538,10 @@ static int tegra_sor_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
> int err;
>
> match = of_match_device(tegra_sor_of_match, &pdev->dev);
> + if (!match) {
> + dev_err(&pdev->dev, "failed to match device\n");
> + return -ENODEV;
> + }

Given that Tegra always uses device-tree, I believe that this cannot
happen and so this additional check is not needed.

Jon

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