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Date:   Fri, 23 Sep 2022 08:51:07 +0200
From:   Jinpu Wang <jinpu.wang@...os.com>
To:     "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavoars@...nel.org>
Cc:     Jack Wang <jinpu.wang@...os.com>,
        "James E.J. Bottomley" <jejb@...ux.ibm.com>,
        "Martin K. Petersen" <martin.petersen@...cle.com>,
        linux-scsi@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] scsi: pm8001: Replace one-element array with
 flexible-array member

On Thu, Sep 22, 2022 at 9:30 PM Gustavo A. R. Silva
<gustavoars@...nel.org> wrote:
>
> One-element arrays are deprecated, and we are replacing them with flexible
> array members instead. So, replace one-element array with flexible-array
> member in struct fw_control_info.
>
> This helps with the ongoing efforts to tighten the FORTIFY_SOURCE
> routines on memcpy() and help us make progress towards globally
> enabling -fstrict-flex-arrays=3 [1].
>
> Link: https://github.com/KSPP/linux/issues/79
> Link: https://github.com/KSPP/linux/issues/207
> Link: https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=101836 [1]
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavoars@...nel.org>
Acked-by: Jack Wang <jinpu.wang@...os.com>
> ---
>  drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm8001_sas.h | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm8001_sas.h b/drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm8001_sas.h
> index c5e3f380a01c..b08f52673889 100644
> --- a/drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm8001_sas.h
> +++ b/drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm8001_sas.h
> @@ -612,7 +612,7 @@ struct fw_control_info {
>         operations.*/
>         u32                     reserved;/* padding required for 64 bit
>         alignment */
> -       u8                      buffer[1];/* Start of buffer */
> +       u8                      buffer[];/* Start of buffer */
>  };
>  struct fw_control_ex {
>         struct fw_control_info *fw_control;
> --
> 2.34.1
>

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