[Bridge] [patch] bridge: simplify br_getlink() a bit

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Wed Jan 21 20:02:40 UTC 2015


On Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:22:35 +0300
Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter at oracle.com> wrote:

> Static checkers complain that we should maybe set "ret" before we do the
> "goto out;".  They interpret the NULL return from br_port_get_rtnl() as
> a failure and forgetting to set the error code is a common bug in this
> situation.
> 
> The code is confusing but it's actually correct.  We are returning zero
> deliberately.  Let's re-write it a bit to be more clear.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter at oracle.com>
> 
> diff --git a/net/bridge/br_netlink.c b/net/bridge/br_netlink.c
> index 528cf27..3875ea51 100644
> --- a/net/bridge/br_netlink.c
> +++ b/net/bridge/br_netlink.c
> @@ -311,17 +311,14 @@ errout:
>  int br_getlink(struct sk_buff *skb, u32 pid, u32 seq,
>  	       struct net_device *dev, u32 filter_mask)
>  {
> -	int err = 0;
>  	struct net_bridge_port *port = br_port_get_rtnl(dev);
>  
>  	if (!port && !(filter_mask & RTEXT_FILTER_BRVLAN) &&
>  	    !(filter_mask & RTEXT_FILTER_BRVLAN_COMPRESSED))
> -		goto out;
> +		return 0;
>  
> -	err = br_fill_ifinfo(skb, port, pid, seq, RTM_NEWLINK, NLM_F_MULTI,
> -			     filter_mask, dev);
> -out:
> -	return err;
> +	return br_fill_ifinfo(skb, port, pid, seq, RTM_NEWLINK, NLM_F_MULTI,
> +			      filter_mask, dev);
>  }
>  
>  static int br_vlan_info(struct net_bridge *br, struct net_bridge_port *p,

That looks fine.
Acked-by: Stephen Hemminger <stephen at networkplumber.org>



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