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Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2023 18:24:53 -0600
From: "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>
To: Kent Overstreet <>,
	Brian Foster <>
	"Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>,
Subject: [PATCH][next] bcachefs: Replace zero-length array with flex-array
 member and use __counted_by

Fake flexible arrays (zero-length and one-element arrays) are
deprecated, and should be replaced by flexible-array members.
So, replace zero-length array with a flexible-array member in
`struct bch_ioctl_fsck_offline`.

Also annotate array `devs` with `__counted_by()` to prepare for the
coming implementation by GCC and Clang of the `__counted_by` attribute.
Flexible array members annotated with `__counted_by` can have their
accesses bounds-checked at run-time via `CONFIG_UBSAN_BOUNDS` (for
array indexing) and `CONFIG_FORTIFY_SOURCE` (for strcpy/memcpy-family

This fixes the following -Warray-bounds warnings:
fs/bcachefs/chardev.c: In function 'bch2_ioctl_fsck_offline':
fs/bcachefs/chardev.c:363:34: warning: array subscript 0 is outside array bounds of '__u64[0]' {aka 'long long unsigned int[]'} [-Warray-bounds=]
  363 |         if (copy_from_user(devs, &user_arg->devs[0], sizeof(user_arg->devs[0]) * arg.nr_devs)) {
      |                                  ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
In file included from fs/bcachefs/chardev.c:5:
fs/bcachefs/bcachefs_ioctl.h:400:33: note: while referencing 'devs'
  400 |         __u64                   devs[0];

This results in no differences in binary output.

Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <>
 fs/bcachefs/bcachefs_ioctl.h | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/fs/bcachefs/bcachefs_ioctl.h b/fs/bcachefs/bcachefs_ioctl.h
index 21f81b16f24e..4b8fba754b1c 100644
--- a/fs/bcachefs/bcachefs_ioctl.h
+++ b/fs/bcachefs/bcachefs_ioctl.h
@@ -397,7 +397,7 @@ struct bch_ioctl_fsck_offline {
 	__u64			flags;
 	__u64			opts;		/* string */
 	__u64			nr_devs;
-	__u64			devs[0];
+	__u64			devs[] __counted_by(nr_devs);

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