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Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2023 16:09:08 -0800
From: Luis Chamberlain <mcgrof@...nel.org>
To: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...ia.fr>
Cc: Thomas WeiƟschuh <linux@...ssschuh.net>,
	Joel Granados <j.granados@...sung.com>,
	Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@...aro.org>,
	Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
	"Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavoars@...nel.org>,
	Iurii Zaikin <yzaikin@...gle.com>,
	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-fsdevel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 00/18] sysctl: constify sysctl ctl_tables

On Tue, Dec 19, 2023 at 10:21:25PM +0100, Julia Lawall wrote:
> > As I noted, I think this is a generically neat endeavor and so I think
> > it would be nice to shorthand *any* member of the struct. ctl->any.
> > Julia, is that possible?
> 
> What do you mean by *any* member?

I meant when any code tries to assign a new variable to any of the
members of the struct ctl_table *foo, so any foo->*any*

> If any is an identifier typed
> metavariable then that would get any immediate member.  But maybe you want
> something like
> 
> <+...ctl->any...+>
> 
> that will match anything that has ctl->any as a subexpression?

If as just an expression, then no, we really want this to be tied to
the data struture in question we want to modify.

  Luis

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