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SubjectRe: [PATCH] binder: fixed coverity warning by moving pr_warn outside lock
On Sat, Dec 04, 2021 at 10:00:32AM +0100, Greg KH wrote:
> A: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Top_post
> Q: Were do I find info about this thing called top-posting?
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
> A: Top-posting.
> Q: What is the most annoying thing in e-mail?
>
> A: No.
> Q: Should I include quotations after my reply?
>
> http://daringfireball.net/2007/07/on_top
Thank you so much sharing the useful post as I have just started my open source journey very recently

>
> On Sat, Dec 04, 2021 at 01:50:44PM +0500, Ameer Hamza wrote:
> > Thank you Greg for your response. The link to Coverity warning:
> > https://scan5.coverity.com/reports.htm#v56991/p10063/fileInstanceId=204668511&defectInstanceId=52305699&mergedDefectId=1494148
>
> That link does not seem to be public. What project are you looking at?
Its Linux project under coverity scan and CID for this warning is 1494148

>
> > I have seen similar warnings if the print operation is used inside a lock,
> > i.e., Coverity speculates a possible deadlock scenario, which might be a
> > false positive because internal printk implementation uses a separate lock.
>
> When dealing with Coverity, it is up to you to determine if what it says
> is actually true before sending out patches for it, due to the HUGE
> number of false-positives it spits out.
I will keep keep this under consideration for now, thanks

Best Regards,
Hamza

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