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SubjectRe: [PATCH] pwm: sun4i: add NULL check on of_match_device() return value
On Fri, Jul 7, 2017 at 2:39 PM, Gustavo A. R. Silva
<garsilva@embeddedor.com> 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 -ENODEV
>
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <garsilva@embeddedor.com>
> ---
> drivers/pwm/pwm-sun4i.c | 4 ++++
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/pwm/pwm-sun4i.c b/drivers/pwm/pwm-sun4i.c
> index 1284ffa..295ca19 100644
> --- a/drivers/pwm/pwm-sun4i.c
> +++ b/drivers/pwm/pwm-sun4i.c
> @@ -321,6 +321,10 @@ static int sun4i_pwm_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
> const struct of_device_id *match;
>
> match = of_match_device(sun4i_pwm_dt_ids, &pdev->dev);

AFAIK this simply can not and should not fail with a device tree
only driver with properly populated of_device_id tables.

ChenYu

> + if (!match) {
> + dev_err(&pdev->dev, "failed to match device\n");
> + return -ENODEV;
> + }
>
> pwm = devm_kzalloc(&pdev->dev, sizeof(*pwm), GFP_KERNEL);
> if (!pwm)
> --
> 2.5.0
>
>
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