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Date:   Mon, 3 Apr 2017 10:29:00 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
To:     "Moore, Robert" <robert.moore@...el.com>
Cc:     "Zheng, Lv" <lv.zheng@...el.com>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "Wysocki, Rafael J" <rafael.j.wysocki@...el.com>,
        Len Brown <lenb@...nel.org>,
        "linux-acpi@...r.kernel.org" <linux-acpi@...r.kernel.org>,
        "devel@...ica.org" <devel@...ica.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ACPICA: use designated initializers

On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 5:45 PM, Moore, Robert <robert.moore@...el.com> wrote:
> Acpica is built with many compilers, even very old ones. It runs on at least 12 known operating systems, and very probably more.
>
> I'm sorry, but no, we are not going to start adding compiler-specific ifdefs/code in the base ACPICA code.
>
> I don't care what you do in the Linux-specific or gcc-specific headers, however. If this breaks a customer build, we (you) will hear about it rather quickly.

Since the change is specific to the one place ACPICA uses an
all-function-pointer structure, I made the change local:

https://github.com/acpica/acpica/pull/248

would you rather this is in the .h files instead?

-Kees

-- 
Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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