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SubjectRe: [PATCH] gnss: fix potential error pointer dereference
On Tue, Jul 03, 2018 at 02:59:22PM +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> The gnss_allocate_device() function returns a mix of NULL and error
> pointers on error. It should only return one or the other. Since the
> callers both check for NULL, I've modified it to return NULL on error.
> Fixes: 10f146639fee ("gnss: add receiver type support")
> Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <>

Ouch, thanks for catching this!

I think you got the wrong commit for the fixes tag above, however. That
should be:

Fixes: 2b6a44035143 ("gnss: add GNSS receiver subsystem")

Not sure if you want to send a v2, or if Greg can fix that when
applying. Apart from that:

Acked-by: Johan Hovold <>


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