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[189/200] mm/process_vm_access: remove redundant initialization of iov_r

Message ID 20201215031425.Q3V0eXY6G%akpm@linux-foundation.org (mailing list archive)
State New, archived
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Commit Message

Andrew Morton Dec. 15, 2020, 3:14 a.m. UTC
From: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
Subject: mm/process_vm_access: remove redundant initialization of iov_r

The pointer iov_r is being initialized with a value that is never read and
it is being updated later with a new value.  The initialization is
redundant and can be removed.

Addresses-Coverity: ("Unused value")
Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20201102120614.694917-1-colin.king@canonical.com
Signed-off-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king@canonical.com>
Reviewed-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>

 mm/process_vm_access.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
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--- a/mm/process_vm_access.c~mm-process_vm_access-remove-redundant-initialization-of-iov_r
+++ a/mm/process_vm_access.c
@@ -260,7 +260,7 @@  static ssize_t process_vm_rw(pid_t pid,
 	struct iovec iovstack_l[UIO_FASTIOV];
 	struct iovec iovstack_r[UIO_FASTIOV];
 	struct iovec *iov_l = iovstack_l;
-	struct iovec *iov_r = iovstack_r;
+	struct iovec *iov_r;
 	struct iov_iter iter;
 	ssize_t rc;
 	int dir = vm_write ? WRITE : READ;