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Date:   Fri, 27 Aug 2021 19:08:37 +0200
From:   Marc Kleine-Budde <mkl@...gutronix.de>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/5] treewide: Replace open-coded flex arrays in unions

On 27.08.2021 09:08:19, Kees Cook wrote:
> > BTW: Is there opportunity for conversion, too?
> > 
> > | drivers/net/can/peak_canfd/peak_pciefd_main.c:146:32: warning: array of flexible structures
> 
> Oh, hrmpf. This isn't a sane use of flex arrays:
> 
> struct __packed pucan_rx_msg {
> 	...
> 	__le32	can_id;
> 	u8	d[];
> };
> 
> struct pciefd_rx_dma {
>         __le32 irq_status;
>         __le32 sys_time_low;
>         __le32 sys_time_high;
>         struct pucan_rx_msg msg[];
> } __packed __aligned(4);
> 
> I think that needs to be handled separately. How are you building to get
> that warning, by the way? I haven't seen that in my builds...

If compiling with C=1, sparse will complain about this.

regards,
Marc

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