Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:04:41 +0200 From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de> To: LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, Segher Boessenkool <segher@...nel.crashing.org>, Kernel Hardening <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com>, Andrew Morton <akpm@...uxfoundation.org>, Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon@...e-electrons.com>, Richard Weinberger <richard@....at>, David Woodhouse <dwmw2@...radead.org>, Alasdair Kergon <agk@...hat.com>, Mike Snitzer <snitzer@...hat.com>, Anton Vorontsov <anton@...msg.org>, Colin Cross <ccross@...roid.com>, Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com> Subject: [patch V2 0/8] rslib: Cleanup and VLA removal Kees tried to get rid of the Variable Length Arrays in the Reed-Solomon library by replacing them with fixed length arrays on stack. Though they are rather large and Andrew did not fall in love with that solution. This series addresses that in a different way by splitting the rs control structure up, so that each invocation of rs_init() returns a new instance in which the decoder buffers are allocated. The polynom tables which build the base for the RS codecs are still shareable between the instances to avoid large allocations and initializations of the same data over and over. The usage sites have been audited and fixed up where necessary to accomodate the decoder change which forbids parallel decoder invocation for a particular rs control instance to prevent buffer corruption. While at it the patch set tidies up the code and converts the related files over to use SPDX license identifiers. Changes since V1: Simplify error path in the diskonchip code and use the proper function to free the decoder. As this spawns multiple subsystems it should either go through Andrews tree or Kees can route it with his other hardening stuff. Thanks, tglx 8<--------------- drivers/md/dm-verity-fec.c | 7 + drivers/mtd/nand/raw/cafe_nand.c | 7 - drivers/mtd/nand/raw/diskonchip.c | 67 +++++------- include/linux/rslib.h | 46 ++++---- lib/reed_solomon/decode_rs.c | 34 +++--- lib/reed_solomon/encode_rs.c | 15 -- lib/reed_solomon/reed_solomon.c | 203 ++++++++++++++++++++++---------------- 7 files changed, 205 insertions(+), 174 deletions(-)
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