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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ath11k: Silence clang -Wsometimes-uninitialized in ath11k_update_per_peer_stats_from_txcompl
On Thu, Jan 30, 2020 at 1:59 AM Nathan Chancellor
<natechancellor@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Clang warns a few times (trimmed for brevity):
>
> ../drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/debugfs_sta.c:185:7: warning:
> variable 'rate_idx' is used uninitialized whenever 'if' condition is
> false [-Wsometimes-uninitialized]
>
> It is not wrong, rate_idx is only initialized in the first if block.
> However, this is not necessarily an issue in practice because rate_idx
> will only be used when initialized because
> ath11k_accumulate_per_peer_tx_stats only uses rate_idx when flags is not
> set to RATE_INFO_FLAGS_HE_MCS, RATE_INFO_FLAGS_VHT_MCS, or
> RATE_INFO_FLAGS_MCS. Still, it is not good to stick uninitialized values
> into another function so initialize it to zero to prevent any issues
> down the line.
>
> Fixes: d5c65159f289 ("ath11k: driver for Qualcomm IEEE 802.11ax devices")
> Link: https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/linux/issues/832
> Reported-by: ci_notify@linaro.org
> Signed-off-by: Nathan Chancellor <natechancellor@gmail.com>

Thanks for the patch. A bit tricky to follow that this (previously) is safe.
Reviewed-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>

> ---
> drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/debugfs_sta.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/debugfs_sta.c b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/debugfs_sta.c
> index 743760c9bcae..a5bdd16d6d46 100644
> --- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/debugfs_sta.c
> +++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/debugfs_sta.c
> @@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ void ath11k_update_per_peer_stats_from_txcompl(struct ath11k *ar,
> struct ath11k_sta *arsta;
> struct ieee80211_sta *sta;
> u16 rate;
> - u8 rate_idx;
> + u8 rate_idx = 0;
> int ret;
> u8 mcs;
>
> --
> 2.25.0
>
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--
Thanks,
~Nick Desaulniers

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