[PATCH] regulator: s5m8767: fix get_register() error handling

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Tue Feb 16 06:53:11 PST 2016

The s5m8767_pmic_probe() function calls s5m8767_get_register() to
read data without checking the return code, which produces a compile-time
warning when that data is accessed:

drivers/regulator/s5m8767.c: In function 's5m8767_pmic_probe':
drivers/regulator/s5m8767.c:924:7: error: 'enable_reg' may be used uninitialized in this function [-Werror=maybe-uninitialized]
drivers/regulator/s5m8767.c:944:30: error: 'enable_val' may be used uninitialized in this function [-Werror=maybe-uninitialized]

This changes the s5m8767_get_register() function to return a -EINVAL
not just for an invalid register number but also for an invalid
regulator number, as both would result in returning uninitialized
data. The s5m8767_pmic_probe() function is then changed accordingly
to fail on a read error, as all the other callers of s5m8767_get_register()
already do.

In practice this probably cannot happen, as we don't call
s5m8767_get_register() with invalid arguments, but the gcc
warning seems valid in principle, in terms writing safe
error checking.

Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
Fixes: 9c4c60554acf ("regulator: s5m8767: Convert to use regulator_[enable|disable|is_enabled]_regmap")
 drivers/regulator/s5m8767.c | 13 +++++++++----
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/regulator/s5m8767.c b/drivers/regulator/s5m8767.c
index 58f5d3b8e981..27343e1c43ef 100644
--- a/drivers/regulator/s5m8767.c
+++ b/drivers/regulator/s5m8767.c
@@ -202,9 +202,10 @@ static int s5m8767_get_register(struct s5m8767_info *s5m8767, int reg_id,
-	if (i < s5m8767->num_regulators)
-		*enable_ctrl =
-		s5m8767_opmode_reg[reg_id][mode] << S5M8767_ENCTRL_SHIFT;
+	if (i >= s5m8767->num_regulators)
+		return -EINVAL;
+	*enable_ctrl = s5m8767_opmode_reg[reg_id][mode] << S5M8767_ENCTRL_SHIFT;
 	return 0;
@@ -937,8 +938,12 @@ static int s5m8767_pmic_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 				regulators[id].vsel_mask = 0xff;
-			s5m8767_get_register(s5m8767, id, &enable_reg,
+			ret = s5m8767_get_register(s5m8767, id, &enable_reg,
+			if (ret) {
+				dev_err(s5m8767->dev, "error reading registers\n");
+				return ret;
+			}
 			regulators[id].enable_reg = enable_reg;
 			regulators[id].enable_mask = S5M8767_ENCTRL_MASK;
 			regulators[id].enable_val = enable_val;

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