[dpdk-dev] [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] net/bnxt: fix compilation

Kavanagh, Mark B mark.b.kavanagh at intel.com
Mon Oct 9 16:28:38 CEST 2017


>From: De Lara Guarch, Pablo
>Sent: Monday, October 9, 2017 3:15 PM
>To: Kavanagh, Mark B <mark.b.kavanagh at intel.com>; dev at dpdk.org
>Cc: stable at dpdk.org; Yigit, Ferruh <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>;
>ajit.khaparde at broadcom.com; Kavanagh, Mark B <mark.b.kavanagh at intel.com>
>Subject: RE: [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] net/bnxt: fix compilation
>
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: stable [mailto:stable-bounces at dpdk.org] On Behalf Of Mark
>> Kavanagh
>> Sent: Monday, October 9, 2017 3:00 PM
>> To: dev at dpdk.org
>> Cc: stable at dpdk.org; Yigit, Ferruh <ferruh.yigit at intel.com>;
>> ajit.khaparde at broadcom.com; Kavanagh, Mark B
>> <mark.b.kavanagh at intel.com>
>> Subject: [dpdk-stable] [PATCH] net/bnxt: fix compilation
>>
>> As of 5ef3b79fdfe6f, compilation of DPDK fails with the following error
>> message:
>> "bnxt_filter.c:960:117: error: ‘vnic’ may be used uninitialized in this
>> function [-Werror=maybe-uninitialized]".
>>
>> Resolve this by initializing 'vnic' to NULL;
>>
>> Fixes: 5ef3b79fdfe6f ("net/bnxt: support flow filter ops")
>> CC: stable at dpdk.org
>
>Hi Mark,
>
>You don't need to cc stable, since you are fixing code that was sent in this
>release.
>Only fixes for patches sent in previous DPDK versions need to be applied to
>the stable repo.

Thanks for the clarification Pablo - makes sense.

Removing stable at dpdk.org from this thread.

Cheers,
Mark

>
>Regards,
>Pablo


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