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Date:   Sat, 22 Aug 2020 13:49:21 -0700
From:   Markus Mayer <mmayer@...adcom.com>
To:     Krzysztof Kozlowski <krzk@...nel.org>
Cc:     Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>,
        Colin Ian King <colin.king@...onical.com>,
        BCM Kernel Feedback <bcm-kernel-feedback-list@...adcom.com>,
        Linux ARM Kernel <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>,
        Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] memory: brcmstb_dpfe: fix array index out of bounds

On Sat, 22 Aug 2020 at 13:46, Krzysztof Kozlowski <krzk@...nel.org> wrote:
>
> On Sat, Aug 22, 2020 at 01:21:47PM -0700, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 8/22/2020 1:14 PM, Markus Mayer wrote:
> > > On Sat, 22 Aug 2020 at 09:46, Krzysztof Kozlowski <krzk@...nel.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > On Sat, Aug 22, 2020 at 09:40:59AM -0700, Markus Mayer wrote:
> > > > > On Sat, 22 Aug 2020 at 04:56, Krzysztof Kozlowski <krzk@...nel.org> wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Fri, Aug 21, 2020 at 09:52:21AM -0700, Markus Mayer wrote:
> > > > > > > We would overrun the error_text array if we hit a TIMEOUT condition,
> > > > > > > because we were using the error code "ETIMEDOUT" (which is 110) as an
> > > > > > > array index.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > We fix the problem by correcting the array index and by providing a
> > > > > > > function to retrieve error messages rather than accessing the array
> > > > > > > directly. The function includes a bounds check that prevents the array
> > > > > > > from being overrun.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > This patch was prepared in response to
> > > > > > >      https://lkml.org/lkml/2020/8/18/505.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Signed-off-by: Markus Mayer <mmayer@...adcom.com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Your Signed-off-by does not match From field. Please run
> > > > > > scripts/checkpatch on every patch you send.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I fixed it up, assuming markus.mayer@...adcom.com is the valid email
> > > > > > address.
> > > > >
> > > > > No. I have always been using mmayer@...adcom.com since it is shorter.
> > > > > That's also what's in the MAINTAINERS file. Please change it back. I
> > > > > accidentally used the long form for one of my e-mail replies which is
> > > > > where the confusion must have originated.
> > > >
> > > > I'll drop the patch then. You need to resend with SoB matching email.
> > >
> > > Oh, I am starting to see what's happening here. This is new and
> > > apparently due to some changes with the mail server setup on our end.
> > >
> > > I have this in my patch file:
> > >
> > > $ head 0001-memory-brcmstb_dpfe-fix-array-index-out-of-bounds.patch
> > >  From 6b424772d4c84fa56474b2522d0d3ed6b2b2b360 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> > > From: Markus Mayer <mmayer@...adcom.com>
> > > Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2020 08:56:52 -0700
>
> Which means your patch actually passed checkpatch on your computer so my
> comment about running it was not smart... :)

It did pass, yes. :-)

> > > Sending patches like this used to work. Clearly our SMTP server has
> > > now taken it upon itself to rewrite the sender e-mail address. I
> > > wasn't expecting that. Let me look into it. Sorry for the hassle. It
> > > was not intentional.
> >
> > Yes, if you used to use the SMTP relay server which did not require
> > authentication for internal hosts, and now you use smtp.gmail.com with your
> > broadcom.com username, the SMTP server will rewrite the From: to match the
> > username used to authenticate with the server.
>
> Markus' patch did not go via GMail.  It was the Broadcom server which
> mangled the things.  The email headers:

Indeed.

>   Received: by mail.kernel.org (Postfix)
>   Received: from rnd-relay.smtp.broadcom.com (rnd-relay.smtp.broadcom.com [192.19.229.170])
>           by mail.kernel.org (Postfix) with ESMTPS id D5B3B20702
>   Received: from mail-irv-17.broadcom.com (mail-irv-17.lvn.broadcom.net [10.75.242.48])
>   Received: from lbrmn-mmayer.ric.broadcom.net (lbrmn-mmayer.ric.broadcom.net [10.136.28.150])
>   From: Markus Mayer <markus.mayer@...adcom.com>
>
> Neither kernel.org nor my final server (Gmail) cares about usernames in
> From fields of some specific domain.
>
> I guess you could try configure you git send email to use email of
> "markus.mayer" while keeping Author "mmayer".  You have to configure git
> send email for this and such configuration results in proper two "From"
> fields which maybe smtp broadcom won't change.

Yep. I think I've got it set up now. Stay tuned.

> Best regards,
> Krzysztof

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