Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:26:09 -0800 From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org> Cc: Valdis Kletnieks <valdis.kletnieks@...edu>, Kernel Hardening <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org> Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] GCC release 8 support for gcc-plugins On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 6:56 AM, Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org> wrote: > On Sun, Feb 04, 2018 at 12:34:38PM -0500, valdis.kletnieks@...edu wrote: >> For reasons totally beyond my understanding, gcc 8 changed the >> order of two structure member, which leads to an error: > > I'm a little late on this, but isn't the whole point of C99 initializers > that field order should not matter at all? For C99, this is true. The plugins are built differently and follow C++ conventions, which, for reasons I cannot understand, are ordered. :( Regardless, the fix actually results in fewer lines of code, so this is fine. -Kees -- Kees Cook Pixel Security
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