Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:10:53 -0700 From: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org> To: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> Cc: Boaz Harrosh <ooo@...ctrozaur.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: [PATCH] exofs: Avoid VLA in structures On Tue, 27 Mar 2018 13:39:04 -0700 Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote: > On the quest to remove all VLAs from the kernel this adjusts several > cases where allocation is made after an array of structures that points > back into the allocation. The allocations are changed to perform explicit > calculations instead of using a Variable Length Array in a structure. > Additionally, this lets Clang compile this code now, since Clang does not > support VLAIS. > >  https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/3/7/621 >  https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/9/23/500 > > ... > > I not sure the best way to test this. Kconfig implies I need special hardware? Yeah, I was wondering about that. It's a tricky-looking patch. Boaz, are you able to give it a spin? Thanks.
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