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On Thu, 3 Sep 2015, Joe Perches wrote:

> On Thu, 2015-09-03 at 11:22 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 10:40 AM, David Miller <davem@davemloft.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > Linus, what GCC version are you using and what does the warning look
> > > like?
> >
> > I'm on whatever is in F22. gcc -v says
> >
> > gcc version 5.1.1 20150618 (Red Hat 5.1.1-4) (GCC)
> >
> > and the warning looks like so:
> >
> > net/mac80211/rate.c: In function ‘rate_control_cap_mask’:
> > net/mac80211/rate.c:719:25: warning: ‘sizeof’ on array function
> > parameter ‘mcs_mask’ will return size of ‘u8 * {aka unsigned char *}’
> > [-Wsizeof-array-argument]
> > for (i = 0; i < sizeof(mcs_mask); i++)
> > ^
> >
> > (note the lack of warning about the use of an array in the function
> > definition parameter list - I tried to find if there's any way to
> > enable such a warning, but couldn't find anything. Maybe my google-fu
> > is weak, but more probably that just doesn't exist).

I find 518 occurrences of a function parameter declaration that contains
an explicit size. But only the sizeof(mcs_mask) where there is a sizeof
on such a parameter. I also checked for ARRAY_SIZE on such parameters,
and didn't find any occurrences of that either.

julia


> Coccinelle might be a better tool for this but
> a possible checkpatch patch is below:
>
> It produces output like:
>
> $ ./scripts/checkpatch.pl -f net/iucv/iucv.c --types=sized_array_argument
> WARNING: Avoid sized array arguments
> #716: FILE: net/iucv/iucv.c:716:
> +static int iucv_sever_pathid(u16 pathid, u8 userdata[16])
> +{
>
> WARNING: Avoid sized array arguments
> #878: FILE: net/iucv/iucv.c:878:
> +int iucv_path_accept(struct iucv_path *path, struct iucv_handler *handler,
> + u8 userdata[16], void *private)
> +{
>
> WARNING: Avoid sized array arguments
> #925: FILE: net/iucv/iucv.c:925:
> +int iucv_path_connect(struct iucv_path *path, struct iucv_handler *handler,
> + u8 userid[8], u8 system[8], u8 userdata[16],
> + void *private)
> +{
>
> WARNING: Avoid sized array arguments
> #988: FILE: net/iucv/iucv.c:988:
> +int iucv_path_quiesce(struct iucv_path *path, u8 userdata[16])
> +{
>
> WARNING: Avoid sized array arguments
> #1020: FILE: net/iucv/iucv.c:1020:
> +int iucv_path_resume(struct iucv_path *path, u8 userdata[16])
> +{
>
> WARNING: Avoid sized array arguments
> #1050: FILE: net/iucv/iucv.c:1050:
> +int iucv_path_sever(struct iucv_path *path, u8 userdata[16])
> +{
>
> total: 0 errors, 6 warnings, 0 checks, 2119 lines checked
> ---
> scripts/checkpatch.pl | 18 ++++++++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 18 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> index e14dcdb..747b164 100755
> --- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> +++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
> @@ -5422,6 +5422,24 @@ sub process {
> "externs should be avoided in .c files\n" . $herecurr);
> }
>
> +# check for function arguments using arg[SIZE]
> + if ($^V && $^V ge 5.10.0 &&
> + defined $stat &&
> + $stat =~ /^.\s*(?:$Declare|$DeclareMisordered)\s*$Ident\s*($balanced_parens)\s*\{/s) {
> + my $func_args = $1;
> + if ($func_args =~ /(.*)\[\s*(?:$Constant|[A-Z0-9_]+)\s*\]/ && (!defined($1) || $1 !~ /\[\s*\]\s*$/)) {
> + my $ctx = '';
> + my $herectx = $here . "\n";
> + my $cnt = statement_rawlines($stat);
> + for (my $n = 0; $n < $cnt; $n++) {
> + $herectx .= raw_line($linenr, $n) . "\n";
> + $n = $cnt if ($herectx =~ /{/);
> + }
> + WARN("SIZED_ARRAY_ARGUMENT",
> + "Avoid sized array arguments\n" . $herectx);
> + }
> + }
> +
> # checks for new __setup's
> if ($rawline =~ /\b__setup\("([^"]*)"/) {
> my $name = $1;
>
>
>
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