Re: [PATCH] staging: greybus: codecs: fix type confusion with dedicated list iterator variable

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> On 21. Mar 2022, at 09:48, Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The subject says that it fixes a bug but it does not.

Thank you for your review!

I don't agree that this doesn't fix a bug:

> +		}
> 	}
> 	if (!data) {
> -		dev_err(dai->dev, "%s:%s DATA connection missing\n",
> -			dai->name, module->name);

Using 'module' when data == NULL is *guaranteed* to be a type confused
bogus pointer. It fundamentally can never be correct.

If I should still change the wording please let me know.

> +		dev_err(dai->dev, "%s DATA connection missing\n",
> +			dai->name);
> 		mutex_unlock(&codec->lock);
> 		return -ENODEV;
> 	}

> On Sat, Mar 19, 2022 at 09:20:58PM +0100, Jakob Koschel wrote:
>> If the list does not exit early then data == NULL and 'module' does not
>> point to a valid list element.
>> Using 'module' in such a case is not valid and was therefore removed.
> This paragraph is confusing jumble words.  Just say: "This code is fine".
>> In preparation to limit the scope of the list iterator to the list
>> traversal loop, use a dedicated pointer pointing to the found element [1].
> This paragraph is the information we need.  Just add something like
> "This patch has no effect on runtime".

As mentioned above, this code effects runtime (in one out of the two cases).

> regards,
> dan carpenter


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