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Date:   Tue, 24 Nov 2020 13:25:40 -0800
From:   Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To:     Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH 000/141] Fix fall-through warnings for Clang

On Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 05:32:51PM -0800, Nick Desaulniers wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 22, 2020 at 8:17 AM Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Fri, Nov 20, 2020 at 11:51:42AM -0800, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> > > If none of the 140 patches here fix a real bug, and there is no change
> > > to machine code then it sounds to me like a W=2 kind of a warning.
> >
> > FWIW, this series has found at least one bug so far:
> > https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/CAFCwf11izHF=g1mGry1fE5kvFFFrxzhPSM6qKAO8gxSp=Kr_CQ@mail.gmail.com/
> 
> So looks like the bulk of these are:
> switch (x) {
>   case 0:
>     ++x;
>   default:
>     break;
> }
> 
> I have a patch that fixes those up for clang:
> https://reviews.llvm.org/D91895

I still think this isn't right -- it's a case statement that runs off
the end without an explicit flow control determination. I think Clang is
right to warn for these, and GCC should also warn.

-- 
Kees Cook

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