Re: [PATCH][V2] reset: remove redundant null check on pointer dev
From: Philipp Zabel
Date: Fri May 10 2019 - 06:26:48 EST
On Fri, 2019-05-10 at 12:14 +0200, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> pt., 10 maj 2019 o 11:58 Colin King <colin.king@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> napisaÅ(a):
> > From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Pointer dev is being dereferenced when passed to the inlined
> > functon dev_name, however, dev is later being null checked
> > so at first this seems like a potential null pointer dereference.
> > In fact, _reset_control_get_from_lookup is only ever called from
> > __reset_control_get, right after checking dev->of_node hence
> > dev can never be null. Clean this up by removing the redundant
> > null check.
> > Thanks to Philipp Zabel for spotting that dev can never be null.
> > Addresses-Coverity: ("Dereference before null check")
> > Fixes: 6691dffab0ab ("reset: add support for non-DT systems")
> > Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Thank you both, applied to reset/fixes.