Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2015 19:39:10 +0300 From: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...cle.com> To: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...6.fr> Cc: Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>, kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: [PATCH] video: constify geode ops structures On Mon, Nov 09, 2015 at 02:50:47PM +0000, Julia Lawall wrote: > > > On Mon, 9 Nov 2015, Dan Carpenter wrote: > > > Actually, it looks like Emese Revfy is going to merge the GCC plugin > > constify stuff sooner rather than later so maybe adding all these consts > > isn't going to be needed. > > Is there any advantage of const over the plugin? The consts are easy to > add. Less syntax. It's a whitelist instead of blacklist so we don't miss anything. > > Does the plugin help for structures that have non-function fields? Yeah. You can mark a struct as __do_const in the .h file and it will make them all const automatically. regards, dan carpenter
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