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Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:15:27 -0700
From: Linus Torvalds <>
To: Al Viro <>
Cc: Florian Weimer <>, Kees Cook <>, 
	Andrew Morton <>, Josh Poimboeuf <>, 
	Rasmus Villemoes <>, Randy Dunlap <>, 
	Miguel Ojeda <>, Ingo Molnar <>, 
	David Laight <>, Ian Abbott <>, 
	linux-input <>, linux-btrfs <>, 
	Network Development <>, 
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>, 
	Kernel Hardening <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 0/2] Remove false-positive VLAs when using max()

On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 1:12 PM, Al Viro <> wrote:
> That's C99, straight from N1256.pdf (C99-TC3)...

I checked C90, since the error is

   ISO C90 forbids variable length array

and I didn't see anything there.

Admittedly I only found a draft copy.


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