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Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2018 22:26:45 -0400
From: Sinan Kaya <okaya@...eaurora.org>
To: Laura Abbott <labbott@...hat.com>, Vinod Koul <vinod.koul@...el.com>,
 Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@...el.com>
Cc: dmaengine@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
 kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCHv2] dmaengine: dmatest: Remove use of VLAs

On 4/10/2018 9:02 PM, Laura Abbott wrote:
> There's an ongoing effort to remove VLAs from the kernel
> (https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/3/7/621) to eventually turn on -Wvla.
> The test already pre-allocates some buffers with kmalloc so turn
> the two VLAs in to pre-allocated kmalloc buffers.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Laura Abbott <labbott@...hat.com>
> ---
> v2: Switch to using kmalloc buffers instead of putting a large array on
> the stack.
> ---
>  drivers/dma/dmatest.c | 16 +++++++++++++---
>  1 file changed, 13 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> 

Reviewed-by: Sinan Kaya <okaya@...eaurora.org>


-- 
Sinan Kaya
Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc. as an affiliate of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. is a member of the Code Aurora Forum, a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.

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