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Re: [RFC] hw/usb/xen-usb.c: Pass struct usbback_req* to usbback_packet_complete()

On Mon, Mar 23, 2020 at 04:43:18PM +0000, Peter Maydell wrote:
> The function usbback_packet_complete() currently takes a USBPacket*,
> which must be a pointer to the packet field within a struct
> usbback_req; the function uses container_of() to get the struct
> usbback_req* given the USBPacket*.
> This is unnecessarily confusing (and in particular it confuses the
> Coverity Scan analysis, resulting in the false positive CID 1421919
> where it thinks that we write off the end of the structure). Since
> both callsites already have the pointer to the struct usbback_req,
> just pass that in directly.
> Signed-off-by: Peter Maydell <peter.maydell@xxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> This is an RFC because:
>  * I'm not very familiar with the Xen bits of QEMU
>  * the main rationale here is to change something that's
>    confusing Coverity -- the code as it stands isn't wrong
>  * the only testing I've done is "make check"
> Still, the change seems like a good thing to me as a human reader...
> PS: QEMU's MAINTAINERS file stanza for Xen doesn't pick up
> that this file is Xen related, so it could use an extra F: line.

Looks good,
Reviewed-by: Anthony PERARD <anthony.perard@xxxxxxxxxx>


Anthony PERARD



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