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Date:	Sat, 08 Mar 2014 23:01:48 +0100
From:	"PaX Team" <>
To:, Sergei Antonov <>
	linux-wireless <>,,,,
	"Jan-Simon Möller" <>,
	"Vinícius Tinti" <>,
	Mark Charlebois <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] mac80211: LLVMLinux: Remove VLAIS usage from mac80211

On 8 Mar 2014 at 21:29, Sergei Antonov wrote:

> > -       memset(&aead_req, 0, sizeof(aead_req));
> > +       char aead_req_data[sizeof(struct aead_request) +
> > +                               crypto_aead_reqsize(tfm) +
> > +                               CRYPTO_MINALIGN] CRYPTO_MINALIGN_ATTR;
wouldn't the underlined attribute ensure the required alignment?

> Bad trick with regards to alignment.
> The alignment requirement for struct aead_request is stronger than
> what an array of chars may have.

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