Change in ...osmo-sgsn[master]: gprs_gmm.c: Call mmctx_set_(p)mm_state only on related ran_type

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Change subject: gprs_gmm.c: Call mmctx_set_(p)mm_state only on related ran_type

Patch Set 2:


I'm advocating for OSMO_ASSERTS(); they would probably give us more SGSN crashes, but then we stand a chance of finding bugs related to a subscriber switching RAN types. The aim could also be to not crash and instead log errors and detach the subscriber, not so sure. 
File src/gprs/gprs_gmm.c: 
PS2, Line 140: {
Vadim's idea seems very good, and I would add:
Place an OSMO_ASSERT for matching RAN type to catch all bugs that mix and mess it up.
(Am not aware of the callers but would assume no mismatching RAN type state should ever be passed to this.) 
PS2, Line 153: 	case PMM_CONNECTED:
(while at it we could lose this 'case', or even make the entire switch into an if()) 
PS2, Line 204: 			mmctx_set_pmm_state(mm, PMM_IDLE);
how could a RANAP_IU_EVENT come in on a ran_type != MM_CTX_T_UTRAN_Iu? I guess that should be an OSMO_ASSERT()? 
PS2, Line 1096: 	case GSM48_MT_GMM_SERVICE_REQ:
again this looks like it is clearly related to Iu and ran_type should always be UTRAN_Iu? 
PS2, Line 2084: 		mmctx->gmm_state = GMM_REGISTERED_NORMAL;
I know this was in the code before, but it seems to overwrite the previous state. Both RAN types set the state after this, so this is redundant and may confuse logging?
(It says "Changing state from X to Y", where the X is here always GMM_REGISTERED_NORMAL, although the state would have been something else before overwriting?) 
PS2, Line 2097: 		case MM_CTX_T_GERAN_Iu:
(instead of all of these dead switch cases, maybe we should rather "#if 0" away the unused enum member) 
PS2, Line 2116: 		mmctx->gmm_state = GMM_REGISTERED_NORMAL;
(again weird overwriting of the current state, like above)

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