[alsa-devel] dev_info() argument in sound/soc/soc_dapm.c
tiwai at suse.de
Wed Dec 22 16:05:23 CET 2010
At Wed, 22 Dec 2010 16:42:01 +0200,
Jarkko Nikula wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Dec 2010 15:06:44 +0100
> Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > my build tests caught a warning regarding the conversion to dev_info()
> > in soc-dapm.c. dev_info() is printf style, thus you shouldn't pass
> > the expanded string to the format argument.
> > I applied the following patch to topic/asoc branch.
> > --- a/sound/soc/soc-dapm.c
> > +++ b/sound/soc/soc-dapm.c
> > @@ -110,7 +110,7 @@ static void pop_dbg(struct device *dev, u32 pop_time, const char *fmt, ...)
> > va_start(args, fmt);
> > vsnprintf(buf, PAGE_SIZE, fmt, args);
> > - dev_info(dev, buf);
> > + dev_info(dev, "%s", buf);
> > va_end(args);
> Thanks! I guess this is safer as the buf here should contain only the
> characters to be printed.
Yes, the problem is when the expanded string contains '%' letter.
In the worse case, it Oopses :)
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