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Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2018 17:47:41 +0100
From: Salvatore Mesoraca <>
To: David Miller <>
	Kernel Hardening <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: llc: drop VLA in llc_sap_mcast()

2018-03-12 16:14 GMT+01:00 David Miller <>:
> From: Salvatore Mesoraca <>
> Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2018 22:12:04 +0100
>> Avoid a VLA[1] by using a real constant expression instead of a variable.
>> The compiler should be able to optimize the original code and avoid using
>> an actual VLA. Anyway this change is useful because it will avoid a false
>> positive with -Wvla, it might also help the compiler generating better
>> code.
>> [1]
>> Signed-off-by: Salvatore Mesoraca <>
> Applied.

Thank you.

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