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Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2017 19:21:11 +1100
From: "Tobin C. Harding" <me@...in.cc>
To: Kaiwan N Billimoria <kaiwan.billimoria@...il.com>
Cc: Alexander Kapshuk <alexander.kapshuk@...il.com>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] leaking_addresses: add support for 32-bit kernel
 addresses

On Mon, Dec 04, 2017 at 10:51:53AM +0530, Kaiwan N Billimoria wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 4, 2017 at 10:25 AM, Tobin C. Harding <me@...in.cc> wrote:
> >>
> >> > With the 'eval', no warning, it's fine.
> >>
> >> Why not use hex()?
> >
> >> >
> >> >         foreach my $config_file (@...fig_files) {
> >> > +               $config_file =~ s/\R*//g;
> >>
> >> Is there some reason you don't use chomp()?
> >
> 
> Wrt your suggestions:
> 
> ---
> diff --git a/scripts/leaking_addresses.pl b/scripts/leaking_addresses.pl
> index 9906dcf8b807..260b52e456f1 100755
> --- a/scripts/leaking_addresses.pl
> +++ b/scripts/leaking_addresses.pl
> @@ -266,7 +266,7 @@ sub is_false_positive
>  sub is_false_positive_ix86_32
>  {
>         my ($match) = @_;
> -       state $page_offset = eval get_page_offset(); # only gets called once
> +       state $page_offset = hex get_page_offset(); # only gets called once

I don't think this is valid ;) I meant use hex() to convert the string
to an int so it doesn't throw the warning (inside get_page_offset()).

thanks,
Tobin.

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