3.9-rc1 powerpc ptrace.c: 'brk.len' is used uninitialized

Michael Neuling mikey at neuling.org
Thu Mar 7 09:09:48 EST 2013

> bisect tells me that since your commit 9422de3e953d0e60eb95f5430a9dd803eec1c6d7 
> "powerpc: Hardware breakpoints rewrite to handle non DABR breakpoint registers",
> compiling linux fails with :
>   cc1: warnings being treated as errors
>   arch/powerpc/kernel/ptrace.c: In function 'arch_ptrace':
>   arch/powerpc/kernel/ptrace.c:1450: warning: 'brk.len' is used uninitialized in this function
>   arch/powerpc/kernel/ptrace.c:1352: note: 'brk.len' was declared here
> could you look at that ?


How are you compiling this?  Is there a ppc defconfig that hits it?


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