Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2019 12:51:16 -0800 (PST) From: David Miller <davem@...emloft.net> To: keescook@...omium.org Cc: aelior@...vell.com, skalluru@...vell.com, GR-everest-linux-l2@...vell.com, samitolvanen@...gle.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/5] bnx2x: Remove function casts From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 21:07:10 -0800 > In order to make the entire kernel usable under Clang's Control Flow > Integrity protections, function prototype casts need to be avoided > because this will trip CFI checks at runtime (i.e. a mismatch between > the caller's expected function prototype and the destination function's > prototype). Many of these cases can be found with -Wcast-function-type, > which found that bnx2x had a bunch of needless (or at least confusing) > function casts. This series removes them all. Looks reasonable, series applied to net-next. Thank you.
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