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Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2018 17:04:22 +1100
From: "Tobin C. Harding" <me@...in.cc>
To: Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
Cc: Florian Tobias Schandinat <FlorianSchandinat@....de>,
	Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@...sung.com>,
	kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	driverdev-devel@...uxdriverproject.org,
	Tycho Andersen <tycho@...ho.ws>, Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4/4] video: Remove stack VLA usage

On Thu, Mar 08, 2018 at 10:01:07PM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Fri, 2018-03-09 at 16:50 +1100, Tobin C. Harding wrote:
> > The kernel would like to have all stack VLA usage removed[1].  The
> > arrays are fixed here (declared with a const variable) but they appear
> > like VLAs to the compiler.  We can use a pre-processor define to fix the
> > warning.  
> []
> > diff --git a/drivers/video/fbdev/via/via_aux_sii164.c b/drivers/video/fbdev/via/via_aux_sii164.c
> []
> > @@ -27,6 +27,9 @@
> >  
> >  static const char *name = "SiI 164 PanelLink Transmitter";
> >  
> > +/* check vendor id and device id */
> > +const u8 id[] = {0x01, 0x00, 0x06, 0x00};
> 
> It seems id is now global in multiple places.
> Perhaps these should be static.

woops, thanks Joe.  Will fix and re-spin.

> 
> > diff --git a/drivers/video/fbdev/via/via_aux_vt1631.c b/drivers/video/fbdev/via/via_aux_vt1631.c
> []
> > @@ -27,16 +27,19 @@
> >  
> >  static const char *name = "VT1631 LVDS Transmitter";
> >  
> > +/* check vendor id and device id */
> > +const u8 id[] = {0x06, 0x11, 0x91, 0x31}, len = ARRAY_SIZE(id);
> 
> etc...

thanks,
Tobin.

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