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Re: [PATCH] CIFS: check if pages is null rather than bv for a failed allocation

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2017-05-17 11:24 GMT-07:00 Colin King <[hidden email]>:

> From: Colin Ian King <[hidden email]>
>
> pages is being allocated however a null check on bv is being used
> to see if the allocation failed. Fix this by checking if pages is
> null.
>
> Detected by CoverityScan, CID#1432974 ("Logically dead code")
>
> Fixes: ccf7f4088af2dd ("CIFS: Add asynchronous context to support kernel AIO")
> Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <[hidden email]>
> ---
>  fs/cifs/misc.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/cifs/misc.c b/fs/cifs/misc.c
> index b08531977daa..3b147dc6af63 100644
> --- a/fs/cifs/misc.c
> +++ b/fs/cifs/misc.c
> @@ -810,7 +810,7 @@ setup_aio_ctx_iter(struct cifs_aio_ctx *ctx, struct iov_iter *iter, int rw)
>
>         if (!pages) {
>                 pages = vmalloc(max_pages * sizeof(struct page *));
> -               if (!bv) {
> +               if (!pages) {
>                         kvfree(bv);
>                         return -ENOMEM;
>                 }
> --
> 2.11.0
>
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Thanks for catching this!

Reviewed-by: Pavel Shilovsky <[hidden email]>

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Best regards,
Pavel Shilovsky

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