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Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2018 02:38:45 +0100
From: Miguel Ojeda <miguel.ojeda.sandonis@...il.com>
To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc: Arend van Spriel <arend.vanspriel@...adcom.com>, 
	Andreas Christoforou <andreaschristofo@...il.com>, 
	Kernel Hardening <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, 
	QCA ath9k Development <ath9k-devel@....qualcomm.com>, Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>, 
	linux-wireless <linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org>, 
	Network Development <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drivers: net: wireless: ath: ath9: dfs: remove VLA usage

On Sun, Mar 11, 2018 at 12:12 AM, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote:
>
> The problem is that it's not a "constant expression", so the compiler
> frontend still yells about it under -Wvla. I would characterize this
> mainly as a fix for "accidental VLA" or "misdetected VLA" or something
> like that. AIUI, there really isn't a functional change here.

C++11's constexpr variables would be nice to have.

Cheers,
Miguel

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