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Date:   Wed, 12 Apr 2017 17:21:20 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <>
To:     Christoph Hellwig <>
Cc:     LKML <>,
        Anil Gurumurthy <>,
        Sudarsana Kalluru <>,
        "James E.J. Bottomley" <>,
        "Martin K. Petersen" <>,
        "" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] scsi/bfa: use designated initializers

On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 1:18 AM, Christoph Hellwig <> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 01:55:09PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
>> Prepare to mark sensitive kernel structures for randomization by making
>> sure they're using designated initializers. These were identified during
>> allyesconfig builds of x86, arm, and arm64, with most initializer fixes
>> extracted from grsecurity.
>> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <>
>> ---
>> This has been updated now that struct bfa_fcs_mod_s was dropped.
> Can you also add designated array initializers for __port_action while
> you're at it?

Hrm? This is what the patch already does. It adds them for both
__port_action and struct bfa_module_s.


Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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