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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: "Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: 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: Tue, 11 May 2021 16:03:35 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqv97pn454.fsf@gitster.g> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <patch-1.1-87d9bcf1095-20210505T083951Z-avarab@gmail.com> (=?utf-8?B?IsOGdmFyCUFybmZqw7Zyw7A=?= Bjarmason"'s message of "Wed, 5 May 2021 10:40:32 +0200")

Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason  <avarab@gmail.com> writes:

> Refactor tr2_dst_try_uds_connect() to avoid a gcc warning[1] that
> appears under -O3 (but not -O2). This makes the build pass under
> DEVELOPER=1 without needing a DEVOPTS=no-error.
>
> This can be reproduced with GCC Debian 8.3.0-6, but not e.g. with
> clang 7.0.1-8+deb10u2. We've had this warning since
> ee4512ed481 (trace2: create new combined trace facility, 2019-02-22).
>
> As noted in [2] this warning happens because the compiler doesn't
> assume that errno must be non-zero after a failed syscall. Let's work
> around it as suggested in that analysis. We now return -1 ourselves on
> error, and save away the value of errno in a variable the caller
> passes in.
>
> 1.
>
>     trace2/tr2_dst.c: In function ‘tr2_dst_get_trace_fd.part.5’:
>     trace2/tr2_dst.c:296:10: warning: ‘fd’ may be used uninitialized in this function [-Wmaybe-uninitialized]
>       dst->fd = fd;
>       ~~~~~~~~^~~~
>     trace2/tr2_dst.c:229:6: note: ‘fd’ was declared here
>       int fd;
>           ^~
> 2. https://lore.kernel.org/git/20200404142131.GA679473@coredump.intra.peff.net/
> ---
>  trace2/tr2_dst.c | 27 +++++++++++++++------------
>  1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

What's the concensus if any on this topic?

In any case, this needs to be signed off before it gets carved into
our history.

Thanks.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-05-11  7:03 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
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 [this message]
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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