[PATCH][next] platform/x86: intel_pmc_core: fix unsigned variable compared to less than zero

From: Colin King
Date: Tue Apr 20 2021 - 08:10:55 EST

From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The check for ret < 0 is always false because ret is a (unsigned) size_t
and not a (signed) ssize_t, hence simple_write_to_buffer failures are
never detected. Fix this by making ret a ssize_t

Addresses-Coverity: ("Unsigned compared against 0")
Fixes: 8074a79fad2e ("platform/x86: intel_pmc_core: Add option to set/clear LPM mode")
Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
drivers/platform/x86/intel_pmc_core.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/platform/x86/intel_pmc_core.c b/drivers/platform/x86/intel_pmc_core.c
index 3ae00ac85c75..d174aeb492e0 100644
--- a/drivers/platform/x86/intel_pmc_core.c
+++ b/drivers/platform/x86/intel_pmc_core.c
@@ -1360,7 +1360,7 @@ static ssize_t pmc_core_lpm_latch_mode_write(struct file *file,
struct pmc_dev *pmcdev = s->private;
bool clear = false, c10 = false;
unsigned char buf[8];
- size_t ret;
+ ssize_t ret;
int idx, m, mode;
u32 reg;