[PATCH] drm: sun4i: Fix a uninitialized variable warning.

Maxime Ripard maxime.ripard at bootlin.com
Fri Sep 21 07:26:54 PDT 2018


On Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 05:01:32PM +0800, zhong jiang wrote:
> On 2018/9/19 16:47, Maxime Ripard wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 18, 2018 at 03:25:20PM +0800, zhong jiang wrote:
> >> Fix the following compile warning:
> >>
> >> drivers/gpu/drm/sun4i/sun4i_tcon.c:1088: warning: 'has_lvds_alt' may be used uninitialized in this function [-Wmaybe-uninitialized]
> >> bool has_lvds_rst, has_lvds_alt, can_lvds;
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: zhong jiang <zhongjiang at huawei.com>
> > I can't see any code path that would lead to an uninitialized usage of
> > that variable.
> >
> > Which compiler produced that warning? I tried building it today with
> > gcc 8.1.1, and I don't see that warning either.
>
> I indeed  hit the issue.  the gcc version is
> gcc (Ubuntu 5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.9) 5.4.0 20160609

I've tested with 4.* gcc, and it didn't report any error. It seems to
be a false positive for this particular version, so there's no need to
merge that patch. If more people are affected, we'll obviously do
something about it though.

Thanks!
Maxime

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Maxime Ripard, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
https://bootlin.com
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