[PATCH] Add null pointer check to of_find_property

Michael Ellerman michael at ellerman.id.au
Thu May 8 09:21:06 EST 2008

On Wed, 2008-05-07 at 14:19 -0500, Timur Tabi wrote:
> Update function of_find_property() to return NULL if the device_node passed
> to it is also NULL.  Otherwise, passing NULL will cause a null pointer
> dereference.
> Signed-off-by: Timur Tabi <timur at freescale.com>
> ---
> This patch allows callers to do this:

np = of_find_compatible_node(...);
prop = of_get_property(np);
if (!prop)
     goto error;





Michael Ellerman
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