Re: [RFC PATCH 1/1] usb: f_rndis: Avoid to use ERROR macro if cdevcan be null
Date: Mon Mar 18 2013 - 04:28:18 EST
On 21:16 Fri 08 Mar , Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 08, 2013 at 11:56:26PM +0400, Sergei Shtylyov wrote:
> > Hello.
> > On 08-03-2013 16:53, oskar.andero@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > >From: Truls Bengtsson <truls.bengtsson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >The udc_irq service runs the isr_tr_complete_handler which in turn
> > >"nukes" the endpoints, including a call to rndis_response_complete,
> > >if appropriate. If the rndis_msg_parser fails here, an error will
> > >be printed using a dev_err call (through the ERROR() macro).
> > >However, if the usb cable was just disconnected the device (cdev)
> > >might not be available and will be null. Since the dev_err macro will
> > >dereference the cdev pointer we get a null pointer exception.
> > >Reviewed-by: Radovan Lekanovic <radovan.lekanovic@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >Signed-off-by: Truls Bengtsson <truls.bengtsson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >Signed-off-by: Oskar Andero <oskar.andero@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > >---
> > > drivers/usb/gadget/f_rndis.c | 4 ++--
> > > 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > >diff --git a/drivers/usb/gadget/f_rndis.c b/drivers/usb/gadget/f_rndis.c
> > >index 71beeb8..41b5ebd 100644
> > >--- a/drivers/usb/gadget/f_rndis.c
> > >+++ b/drivers/usb/gadget/f_rndis.c
> > >@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@
> > > * Copyright (C) 2008 Nokia Corporation
> > > * Copyright (C) 2009 Samsung Electronics
> > > * Author: Michal Nazarewicz (mina86@xxxxxxxxxx)
> > >+ * Copyright (C) 2013 Sony Mobile Communications AB.
> > Your change seems too insignificant to add a copyright.
> You are right, it legally is. Truls, please consult your company's
> lawyers if you have questions about this, you can not assert copyright
> over a file for a 2 line change, that's not allowed at all in any
> jurisdiction I know of.
> Because of that, I can not accept this change, sorry.
Thanks for your input guys and I totally agree with you! However, I was
expecting more comments on the cover-letter, or should I take it that this
solution is acceptable?
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