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Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:54:51 +1100
From: "Tobin C. Harding" <>
To: Nick Desaulniers <>
Cc: Kees Cook <>,,
	Josh Poimboeuf <>
Subject: Re: [RFC] vla: add VLA macro and testing

On Wed, Nov 08, 2017 at 03:04:25PM -0800, Nick Desaulniers wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 2:58 PM, Kees Cook <> wrote:
> > While I'd certainly like to see SOME kind of sanity checking for VLAs,
> > my preference would be to entirely eliminate them at get -Werror=vla
> > added to the Makefile. Even Linus has expressed irritation over the
> > idea of VLAs in structs in the past:
> >
> >
> VLAIS makes it difficult (impossible) to compile allyesconfig with
> clang.  VLA on the stack is fine, but VLAIS is not.

What is VLAIS please? I don't get any results when grepping the kernel

$ git grep VLAIS


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