Re: [PATCH 166/190] Revert "infiniband: bnxt_re: qplib: Check the return value of send_message"

From: Jason Gunthorpe
Date: Wed Apr 21 2021 - 10:09:00 EST

On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 03:00:41PM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> This reverts commit 94edd87a1c59f3efa6fdf4e98d6d492e6cec6173.
> Commits from addresses have been found to be submitted in "bad
> faith" to try to test the kernel community's ability to review "known
> malicious" changes. The result of these submissions can be found in a
> paper published at the 42nd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
> entitled, "Open Source Insecurity: Stealthily Introducing
> Vulnerabilities via Hypocrite Commits" written by Qiushi Wu (University
> of Minnesota) and Kangjie Lu (University of Minnesota).
> Because of this, all submissions from this group must be reverted from
> the kernel tree and will need to be re-reviewed again to determine if
> they actually are a valid fix. Until that work is complete, remove this
> change to ensure that no problems are being introduced into the
> codebase.
> Cc: Aditya Pakki <pakki001@xxxxxxx>
> Cc: Devesh Sharma <devesh.sharma@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> drivers/infiniband/hw/bnxt_re/qplib_sp.c | 5 +++--
> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Can't see a reason to revert this one, I re-checked the callers error
paths and it looks OK