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Date:   Mon, 19 Sep 2022 15:20:53 +0200
From:   Eelco Chaudron <echaudro@...hat.com>
To:     Nathan Huckleberry <nhuck@...gle.com>
Cc:     Dan Carpenter <error27@...il.com>, llvm@...ts.linux.dev,
        Pravin B Shelar <pshelar@....org>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>,
        Nathan Chancellor <nathan@...nel.org>,
        Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>,
        Tom Rix <trix@...hat.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        dev@...nvswitch.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] openvswitch: Change the return type for vport_ops.send
 function hook to int



On 14 Sep 2022, at 1:07, Nathan Huckleberry wrote:

> All usages of the vport_ops struct have the .send field set to
> dev_queue_xmit or internal_dev_recv.  Since most usages are set to
> dev_queue_xmit, the function hook should match the signature of
> dev_queue_xmit.
>
> The only call to vport_ops->send() is in net/openvswitch/vport.c and it
> throws away the return value.
>
> This mismatched return type breaks forward edge kCFI since the underlying
> function definition does not match the function hook definition.
>
> Reported-by: Dan Carpenter <error27@...il.com>
> Link: https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/linux/issues/1703
> Cc: llvm@...ts.linux.dev
> Signed-off-by: Nathan Huckleberry <nhuck@...gle.com>

The changes look good to me.

Acked-by: Eelco Chaudron <echaudro@...hat.com>

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