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Re: [RFC v5 01/21] sunrpc/clnt_udp: Ensure total_deadline is initalised


On Thu, Sep 5, 2019 at 10:53 AM Alistair Francis <alistair23@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 10:34 AM Zack Weinberg <zackw@panix.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 1:22 PM Joseph Myers <joseph@codesourcery.com> wrote:
> > > On Thu, 29 Aug 2019, Alistair Francis wrote:
> > >The long pole is definitely the ml2014 build environment, unless for some reason we need the new version of pip first? I don't actually know.  I'm assu
> > > > Even though total_deadline won't be accessed uninitalised GCC can still
> > > > complain that it is accessed unitalised, to avod those errors let's make
> > > > sure we initalise it to 0.
> > >
> > > It's glibc practice (although missing from
> > > <https://sourceware.org/glibc/wiki/Style_and_Conventions>) that we *don't*
> > > add initializations like that to avoid warnings.
> >
> > Although this has historically been glibc practice, I think it is
> > unwisely incautious, and we should change the policy to be that we
> > *do* add initializations whenever the compiler thinks a variable even
> > _might_ be used uninitialized.
>
> Does that mean this patch is ok?

I haven't actually looked at your patch, so no, that was not a review.

zw


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