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Date:   Wed, 18 Aug 2021 15:07:48 +0200
From:   Miguel Ojeda <miguel.ojeda.sandonis@...il.com>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc:     linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Miguel Ojeda <ojeda@...nel.org>,
        Nathan Chancellor <nathan@...nel.org>,
        Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>,
        clang-built-linux <clang-built-linux@...glegroups.com>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Daniel Micay <danielmicay@...il.com>,
        Christoph Lameter <cl@...ux.com>,
        Pekka Enberg <penberg@...nel.org>,
        David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>,
        Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@....com>,
        Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@...e.cz>,
        Dennis Zhou <dennis@...nel.org>, Tejun Heo <tj@...nel.org>,
        Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@...nel.org>,
        Michal Marek <michal.lkml@...kovi.net>,
        Linux-MM <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
        Linux Kbuild mailing list <linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/5] Compiler Attributes: Add __alloc_size() for better
 bounds checking

On Wed, Aug 18, 2021 at 7:08 AM Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote:
>
> Clang can additionally use alloc_size to informt the results of

Typo.

> Additionally disables -Wno-alloc-size-larger-than since the allocators

Disables -Walloc-size-larger-than?

> already reject SIZE_MAX, and the compile-time warnings aren't helpful.

Perhaps a bit more context here (and/or in the comment in the
Makefile) would be nice: i.e. why are they not helpful (even if
rejected by the allocators).

Cheers,
Miguel

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