Commit 7ce9a992 authored by Maciej W. Rozycki's avatar Maciej W. Rozycki Committed by Alexandre Belloni
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rtc: hctosys: Add missing range error reporting

Fix an issue with the 32-bit range error path in `rtc_hctosys' where no
error code is set and consequently the successful preceding call result
from `rtc_read_time' is propagated to `rtc_hctosys_ret'.  This in turn
makes any subsequent call to `hctosys_show' incorrectly report in sysfs
that the system time has been set from this RTC while it has not.

Set the error to ERANGE then if we can't express the result due to an

Signed-off-by: default avatarMaciej W. Rozycki <>
Fixes: b3a5ac42

 ("rtc: hctosys: Ensure system time doesn't overflow time_t")
Cc: # 4.17+
Signed-off-by: default avatarAlexandre Belloni <>
parent fbb974ba
......@@ -50,8 +50,10 @@ static int __init rtc_hctosys(void)
tv64.tv_sec = rtc_tm_to_time64(&tm);
#if BITS_PER_LONG == 32
if (tv64.tv_sec > INT_MAX)
if (tv64.tv_sec > INT_MAX) {
err = -ERANGE;
goto err_read;
err = do_settimeofday64(&tv64);
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