[PATCH] fs: ext4: initialize variable to silence GCC false-positive

Ahmad Fatoum a.fatoum at pengutronix.de
Mon Sep 11 05:25:04 PDT 2023

GCC complains about ino not being defined in some cases, which appears
to be a false positive. Nevertheless, initialize it to the same fallback
value used in ext4fs_get_ino, which is called below.

Signed-off-by: Ahmad Fatoum <a.fatoum at pengutronix.de>
 fs/ext4/ext_barebox.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/fs/ext4/ext_barebox.c b/fs/ext4/ext_barebox.c
index 93dc9b4b1471..df82b629cd05 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/ext_barebox.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/ext_barebox.c
@@ -118,7 +118,7 @@ static struct dentry *ext_lookup(struct inode *dir, struct dentry *dentry,
 				 unsigned int flags)
 	struct ext2fs_node *e2dir = to_ext2_node(dir);
-	int ret, ino;
+	int ret, ino = 0;
 	struct inode *inode;
 	ret = ext4fs_get_ino(e2dir, &dentry->d_name, &ino);

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