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runtime: checkptr incorrectly -race flagging when using &^ arithmetic [1.14 backport] #40968

dmitshur opened this issue Aug 21, 2020 · 4 comments


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@dmitshur dmitshur commented Aug 21, 2020

@dmitshur requested issue #40917 to be considered for backport to the next 1.14 minor release. (The original issue exists in 1.14 too, so per backport policy, it must be considered for backporting to both 1.15 and 1.14.)

See the corresponding 1.15 backport issue #40934 for more details.

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@dmitshur dmitshur commented Aug 21, 2020

Approved per discussion in a release meeting. This backport applies to both 1.15 (#40934) and 1.14 (this issue).

@mdempsky Could you please send a CL for this too?

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@gopherbot gopherbot commented Aug 21, 2020

Change mentions this issue: [release-branch.go1.14] cmd/compile: fix checkptr handling of &^

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@gopherbot gopherbot commented Aug 21, 2020

Closed by merging 24dbf3e to release-branch.go1.14.

@gopherbot gopherbot closed this Aug 21, 2020
gopherbot pushed a commit that referenced this issue Aug 21, 2020
checkptr has code to recognize &^ expressions, but it didn't take into
account that "p &^ x" gets rewritten to "p & ^x" during walk, which
resulted in false positive diagnostics.

This CL changes walkexpr to mark OANDNOT expressions with Implicit
when they're rewritten to OAND, so that walkCheckPtrArithmetic can
still recognize them later.

It would be slightly more idiomatic to instead mark the OBITNOT
expression as Implicit (as it's a compiler-generated Node), but the
OBITNOT expression might get constant folded. It's not worth the extra
complexity/subtlety of relying on n.Right.Orig, so we set Implicit on
the OAND node instead.

To atone for this transgression, I add documentation for nodeImplicit.

Updates #40917.
Fixes #40968.

Change-Id: I386304171ad299c530e151e5924f179e9a5fd5b8
Run-TryBot: Matthew Dempsky <>
TryBot-Result: Gobot Gobot <>
Reviewed-by: Keith Randall <>
Reviewed-by: Cuong Manh Le <>
Reviewed-by: Dmitri Shuralyov <>
@dmitshur dmitshur modified the milestones: Go1.14.8, Go1.14.9 Sep 1, 2020
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