Bug 169191 - compiler notices dodgy code
compiler notices dodgy code
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kexec-tools (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeff Moyer
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Reported: 2005-09-24 07:23 EDT by David Binderman
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-26 16:18:43 EDT
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Description David Binderman 2005-09-24 07:23:36 EDT
Description of problem:
I just tried to compile Fedora development package kexec-tools-1.101-2
with the extra compiler flag -Wall.

The compiler said

kexec/arch/i386/crashdump-x86.c:311: warning: 'temp_region.type' is used
uninitialized in this function

The source code is

                memmap_p[tidx+1] = temp_region;

It might be worthwhile to ensure that the whole of local data structure
temp_region is initialised to something sensible shortly after it is
defined, thus making sure that all execution paths get a sensible value
of local variable "temp_region".

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Comment 1 Jeff Moyer 2005-09-26 16:18:43 EDT
Please take this issue up with the upstream maintainers.

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