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Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 08:28:09 +0000
From: Adam Thomson <Adam.Thomson.Opensource@...semi.com>
To: "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@...eddedor.com>, Adam Thomson
	<Adam.Thomson.Opensource@...semi.com>, Support Opensource
	<Support.Opensource@...semi.com>, Sebastian Reichel <sre@...nel.org>
CC: "linux-pm@...r.kernel.org" <linux-pm@...r.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	"kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com" <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>,
	Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, "Gustavo A. R. Silva"
	<garsilva@...eddedor.com>
Subject: RE: [PATCH v2] power: supply: da9150-fg: remove VLA usage

On 09 March 2018 18:27, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:

> In preparation to enabling -Wvla, remove VLA usage and replace it
> with fixed-length arrays.
> 
> DA9150_QIF_LONG_SIZE (4 bytes) is the biggest size of an attribute which can
> be accessed [1].
> 
> Fixed as part of the directive to remove all VLAs from
> the kernel: https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/3/7/621
> 
> [1] https://marc.info/?l=kernel-hardening&m=152059600524753&w=2
> 
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo@...eddedor.com>

Acked-by: Adam Thomson <Adam.Thomson.Opensource@...semi.com>

> ---
> Changes in v2:
>  - Use DA9150_QIF_LONG_SIZE instead of DA9150_QIF_BYTE_SIZE as the
>    maximum size for array 'buf'. Thanks to Adam Thomson for the
>    feedback on this.
>  - Update changelog based on Adam's comments.
> 
>  drivers/power/supply/da9150-fg.c | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/power/supply/da9150-fg.c b/drivers/power/supply/da9150-fg.c
> index 8b8ce97..7ea2188 100644
> --- a/drivers/power/supply/da9150-fg.c
> +++ b/drivers/power/supply/da9150-fg.c
> @@ -92,7 +92,7 @@ struct da9150_fg {
>  static u32 da9150_fg_read_attr(struct da9150_fg *fg, u8 code, u8 size)
> 
>  {
> -	u8 buf[size];
> +	u8 buf[DA9150_QIF_LONG_SIZE];
>  	u8 read_addr;
>  	u32 res = 0;
>  	int i;
> @@ -111,7 +111,7 @@ static void da9150_fg_write_attr(struct da9150_fg *fg, u8
> code, u8 size,
>  				 u32 val)
> 
>  {
> -	u8 buf[size];
> +	u8 buf[DA9150_QIF_LONG_SIZE];
>  	u8 write_addr;
>  	int i;
> 
> --
> 2.7.4

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