lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Wed, 14 Mar 2018 02:38:45 +0100
From:   Miguel Ojeda <>
To:     Kees Cook <>
Cc:     Arend van Spriel <>,
        Andreas Christoforou <>,
        Kernel Hardening <>,
        QCA ath9k Development <>,
        Kalle Valo <>,
        linux-wireless <>,
        Network Development <>,
        LKML <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drivers: net: wireless: ath: ath9: dfs: remove VLA usage

On Sun, Mar 11, 2018 at 12:12 AM, Kees Cook <> wrote:
> The problem is that it's not a "constant expression", so the compiler
> frontend still yells about it under -Wvla. I would characterize this
> mainly as a fix for "accidental VLA" or "misdetected VLA" or something
> like that. AIUI, there really isn't a functional change here.

C++11's constexpr variables would be nice to have.


Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Powered by Openwall GNU/*/Linux - Powered by OpenVZ