Re: [PATCH] mfd: sec-core: Fix uninitialized 'regmap_rtc' on S2MPA01

From: Geert Uytterhoeven
Date: Sun Apr 06 2014 - 09:23:34 EST

On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 9:27 AM, Sachin Kamat <sachin.kamat@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 18 March 2014 18:41, Krzysztof Kozlowski <k.kozlowski@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Initialize the 'regmap_rtc' on S2MPA01 to some sane value. Sane at least
>> for S5M87X chipsets, not S2MPS/S2MPA but it won't be used because
>> rtc-s5m driver does not support S2MPA01.
>> This fixes following error:
>> drivers/mfd/sec-core.c:342:45: warning: 'regmap_rtc' may be used uninitialized in this function [-Wuninitialized]
>> Signed-off-by: Krzysztof Kozlowski <k.kozlowski@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> From the point of suppressing this warning and considering how it is
> done for S2MPS11,
> Acked-by: Sachin Kamat <sachin.kamat@xxxxxxxxxx>

This is not just about suppressing a warning. The following may crash when
passed a random pointer:

sec_pmic->regmap_rtc = devm_regmap_init_i2c(sec_pmic->rtc, regmap_rtc);

and if regmap_rtc happens to be NULL, devm_regmap_init_i2c() will
return -EINVAL.



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