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Date:   Mon, 28 Mar 2022 01:23:59 -0500
From:   "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>
To:     Kalle Valo <>,
        "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>
Cc:     Kees Cook <>,
        Luca Coelho <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH][next] iwlwifi: fw: Replace zero-length arrays with
 flexible-array members

On 3/28/22 00:47, Kalle Valo wrote:
> "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <> writes:
>> On Wed, Feb 16, 2022 at 12:35:14PM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
>>> On Wed, Feb 16, 2022 at 01:50:15PM -0600, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
>>>> There is a regular need in the kernel to provide a way to declare
>>>> having a dynamically sized set of trailing elements in a structure.
>>>> Kernel code should always use “flexible array members”[1] for these
>>>> cases. The older style of one-element or zero-length arrays should
>>>> no longer be used[2].
>>>> [1]
>>>> [2]
>>>> Link:
>>>> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <>
>>> Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <>
>> Hi all,
>> Friendly ping: can someone take this, please?
>> ...I can take this in my -next tree in the meantime.
> Like we have discussed before, please don't take any wireless patches to
> your tree. The conflicts just cause more work of us.

Sure thing. I just removed it from my tree.

I didn't get any reply from wireless people in more than a month, and
that's why I temporarily took it in my tree so it doesn't get lost. :)

> I assigned this patch to me on patchwork and I'm planning to take it to
> wireless-next once it opens. Luca, ack?



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