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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/23] uvc: Replace memcpy with struct assignment
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Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com> wrote:

>Hi Ezequiel,
>
>Thanks for the patch.
>
>On Tuesday 23 October 2012 16:57:04 Ezequiel Garcia wrote:
>> This kind of memcpy() is error-prone. Its replacement with a struct
>> assignment is prefered because it's type-safe and much easier to
>read.
>>
>> Found by coccinelle. Hand patched and reviewed.
>> Tested by compilation only.
>
>This looks good, but there's one more memcpy that can be replaced by a
>direct
>structure assignment in uvc_ctrl_add_info()
>(drivers/media/usb/uvc/uvc_ctrl.c). You might want to check why it
>hasn't been
>caught by the semantic patch.
>
>> A simplified version of the semantic match that finds this problem is
>as
>> follows: (http://coccinelle.lip6.fr/)
>>
>> // <smpl>
>> @@
>> identifier struct_name;
>> struct struct_name to;
>> struct struct_name from;
>> expression E;
>> @@
>> -memcpy(&(to), &(from), E);
>> +to = from;
>> // </smpl>
>>
>> Cc: Laurent Pinchart <laurent.pinchart@ideasonboard.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Peter Senna Tschudin <peter.senna@gmail.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Ezequiel Garcia <elezegarcia@gmail.com>
>> ---
>> drivers/media/usb/uvc/uvc_v4l2.c | 6 +++---
>> 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/media/usb/uvc/uvc_v4l2.c
>> b/drivers/media/usb/uvc/uvc_v4l2.c index f00db30..4fc8737 100644
>> --- a/drivers/media/usb/uvc/uvc_v4l2.c
>> +++ b/drivers/media/usb/uvc/uvc_v4l2.c
>> @@ -314,7 +314,7 @@ static int uvc_v4l2_set_format(struct
>uvc_streaming
>> *stream, goto done;
>> }
>>
>> - memcpy(&stream->ctrl, &probe, sizeof probe);
>> + stream->ctrl = probe;
>> stream->cur_format = format;
>> stream->cur_frame = frame;
>>
>> @@ -386,7 +386,7 @@ static int uvc_v4l2_set_streamparm(struct
>uvc_streaming
>> *stream, return -EBUSY;
>> }
>>
>> - memcpy(&probe, &stream->ctrl, sizeof probe);
>> + probe = stream->ctrl;
>> probe.dwFrameInterval =
>> uvc_try_frame_interval(stream->cur_frame, interval);
>>
>> @@ -397,7 +397,7 @@ static int uvc_v4l2_set_streamparm(struct
>uvc_streaming
>> *stream, return ret;
>> }
>>
>> - memcpy(&stream->ctrl, &probe, sizeof probe);
>> + stream->ctrl = probe;
>> mutex_unlock(&stream->mutex);
>>
>> /* Return the actual frame period. */
>
>--
>Regards,
>
>Laurent Pinchart
>
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Maybe because there is no '&' operator on the second argument.

Regards,
Andy


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