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Date:   Thu, 23 Jun 2022 09:26:00 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <>
To:     "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>
Cc:     "Martin K. Petersen" <>,,,
        Adaptec OEM Raid Solutions <>,
        "James E.J. Bottomley" <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/8] scsi: aacraid: Replace one-element arrays with
 flexible-array members

On Mon, Mar 14, 2022 at 11:22:23PM -0500, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2022 at 12:02:13AM -0400, Martin K. Petersen wrote:
> > 
> > Gustavo,
> > 
> > > Friendly ping: who can review or comment on this series, please?
> > 
> > I'm afraid I don't have any hardware to test it on and the generated
> > output differs substantially from the original code.
> Yeah; this series requires careful review from the people that
> knows the code better. 
> It took me a day of work to go through all the places that needed
> to be changed due to the flexible array transformation. However,
> due to the kind of changes, it'd be great to have a second opinion
> or at least someone that could take a look at the changes.

If the int/size_t changes are separated from the array size change, it's
easier to see the array size change is a binary no-op. (i.e. diffoscope
shows no executable changes.)

I'd recommend splitting the int/size_t changes from the array size

Kees Cook

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