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Date:   Sun, 24 May 2020 12:46:34 +0100
From:   Marc Zyngier <maz@...nel.org>
To:     Oscar Carter <oscar.carter@....com>
Cc:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Jason Cooper <jason@...edaemon.net>,
        kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drivers/irqchip: Remove function callback casts

On Sun, 24 May 2020 10:09:10 +0200
Oscar Carter <oscar.carter@....com> wrote:

Hi Oscar,

Thanks for this. Comments below.

> In an effort to enable -Wcast-function-type in the top-level Makefile to
> support Control Flow Integrity builds, remove all the function callback
> casts.
> 
> To do this, modify the IRQCHIP_ACPI_DECLARE macro initializing the
> acpi_probe_entry struct directly instead of use the existent macro
> ACPI_DECLARE_PROBE_ENTRY.
> 
> In this new initialization use the probe_subtbl field instead of the
> probe_table field use in the ACPI_DECLARE_PROBE_ENTRY macro.

Please add *why* this is a valid transformation (probe_table and
probe_subtbl are part of a union).

> 
> Signed-off-by: Oscar Carter <oscar.carter@....com>
> ---
>  include/linux/irqchip.h | 10 ++++++++--
>  1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/linux/irqchip.h b/include/linux/irqchip.h
> index 950e4b2458f0..1f464fd10df0 100644
> --- a/include/linux/irqchip.h
> +++ b/include/linux/irqchip.h
> @@ -39,8 +39,14 @@
>   * @fn: initialization function
>   */
>  #define IRQCHIP_ACPI_DECLARE(name, subtable, validate, data, fn)	\
> -	ACPI_DECLARE_PROBE_ENTRY(irqchip, name, ACPI_SIG_MADT, 		\
> -				 subtable, validate, data, fn)
> +	static const struct acpi_probe_entry __acpi_probe_##name	\
> +		__used __section(__irqchip_acpi_probe_table) = {	\
> +			.id = ACPI_SIG_MADT,				\
> +			.type = subtable,				\
> +			.subtable_valid = validate,			\
> +			.probe_subtbl = (acpi_tbl_entry_handler)fn,	\
> +			.driver_data = data,				\
> +		}
> 

I'd rather you add an ACPI_DECLARE_SUBTABLE_PROBE_ENTRY to acpi.h, and
use that here so that we can keep the ACPI gunk in a single place.

>  #ifdef CONFIG_IRQCHIP
>  void irqchip_init(void);
> --
> 2.20.1
> 
> 

Thanks,

	M.
-- 
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