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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
Cc: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org, "Jeff King" <peff@peff.net>,
	"Denton Liu" <liu.denton@gmail.com>,
	"Jeff Hostetler" <jeffhost@microsoft.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] trace2: refactor to avoid gcc warning under -O3
Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 06:10:53 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqh7jfy3du.fsf@gitster.g> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <nycvar.QRO.7.76.6.2105062229270.50@tvgsbejvaqbjf.bet> (Johannes Schindelin's message of "Thu, 6 May 2021 22:29:57 +0200 (CEST)")

Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de> writes:

>> Otherwise I'd strongly prefer to see a word that hints that this is
>> an otherwise unneeded workaround for comiplers.  Your suggested
>> title instead hints that it is wrong to assume that errno will be
>> set to non-zero after a syscall.  I do not think that is the message
>> we want to send to our readers.
>
> Right, the oneline I suggested was only for the original patch, with which
> I disagreed.

I actually do not know how your rewrite could be better, though.

		/* GCC thinks socket()/connect() might fail to set errno */
		return errno ? errno : EIO;

If a compiler thinks errno may *not* be set, can 'errno' be reliably
used to decide if it can be returned as-is or a fallback value EIO
should be used, without triggering the same (incorrect) working in
the first place?

  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-06 21:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 31+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-01  7:30 [PATCH] Fix -Wmaybe-uninitialized warnings under -O0 Denton Liu
     [not found] ` <CAPUEspgBkmxszgBee8C9hZnEwqztf-XKEj7LB_jWVFJaJCge0w@mail.gmail.com>
2020-04-01  9:05   ` Denton Liu
2020-04-01  9:52 ` Jeff King
2020-04-01 14:06   ` Denton Liu
2020-04-03 14:04     ` Jeff King
2020-04-03 14:38       ` Jeff King
2020-04-04 12:07       ` Denton Liu
2020-04-04 14:21         ` Jeff King
2021-05-05  8:40           ` [PATCH] trace2: refactor to avoid gcc warning under -O3 Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-05  9:47             ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-05 13:34               ` Jeff King
2021-05-05 14:38             ` Johannes Schindelin
2021-05-06  1:26               ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-06 20:29                 ` Johannes Schindelin
2021-05-06 21:10                   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2021-05-11 14:34                     ` Johannes Schindelin
2021-05-11 18:00                       ` Jeff King
2021-05-11 20:58                         ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-11 21:07                           ` Jeff King
2021-05-11 21:33                             ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-11  7:03             ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-11 13:04             ` [PATCH v2] " Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-11 16:40               ` Jeff Hostetler
2021-05-11 17:54               ` Jeff King
2021-05-11 18:08                 ` Jeff King
2021-05-11 21:09                   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-20  0:20                   ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-20 11:05                     ` [PATCH v3] " Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2021-05-20 13:13                       ` Jeff King
2021-05-20 22:08                         ` Junio C Hamano
2021-05-21  9:34                           ` Jeff King

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