[PATCH 1/2] Fix printk() on ERR_PTR()

From: Richard Weinberger
Date: Sun May 10 2015 - 15:42:34 EST

vbin_printf() checks whether the provided pointer is larger
than -PAGE_SIZE such that it does not explode on ERR_PTR() pointers.
printk() does not.

Let's add this check also to the printk() code such that
trace_printk() and printk() are consistent again.

Signed-off-by: Richard Weinberger <richard@xxxxxx>
lib/vsprintf.c | 3 ++-
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/lib/vsprintf.c b/lib/vsprintf.c
index da39c60..092d5a7 100644
--- a/lib/vsprintf.c
+++ b/lib/vsprintf.c
@@ -511,7 +511,8 @@ char *string(char *buf, char *end, const char *s, struct printf_spec spec)
int len, i;

- if ((unsigned long)s < PAGE_SIZE)
+ if ((unsigned long)s > (unsigned long)-PAGE_SIZE ||
+ (unsigned long)s < PAGE_SIZE)
s = "(null)";

len = strnlen(s, spec.precision);

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