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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] ARM: uaccess: Implement strict user copy checks
On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 03:55:53PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Wednesday 25 August 2010, Heiko Carstens wrote:
> > > I think it would be easier to remove the config option entirely on s390
> > > and just always warn. As I said earlier in this thread, I generally
> > > don't think this particular warning is more important than a lot of
> > > the other ones that we don't turn into errors.
> >
> > I disagree: a default kernel build should compile without the noise of
> > tens of false positive warnings.
> > Nobody would look at new warnings and fix possible bugs.
> > That's why I want to have an option to turn the warnings off (default).
> >
> > Or are you volunteering to "fix" all the false positives? :)
>
> If you don't want to see the warnings, then just remove the strict checks.
> We already concluded that there is little value in them on s390 since it only
> shows false postives.
>
> Maybe the easiest way would be to rename the option on s390 and move all
> the other ones into a common place.

Yes, feel free to do that.


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