lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2018]   [May]   [18]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
Date
SubjectRe: [PATCH] ocfs2: drop a VLA in ocfs2_orphan_del()
On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 12:51 PM, Salvatore Mesoraca
<s.mesoraca16@gmail.com> wrote:
> Avoid a VLA[1] by using a real constant expression instead of a variable.
> The compiler should be able to optimize the original code and avoid using
> an actual VLA. Anyway this change is useful because it will avoid a false
> positive with -Wvla, it might also help the compiler generating better
> code.
>
> [1] https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/3/7/621
>
> Signed-off-by: Salvatore Mesoraca <s.mesoraca16@gmail.com>

Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>

Andrew, can you take this? It seems the most recent patch to ocfs2
went through your tree...

-Kees

> ---
> fs/ocfs2/namei.c | 3 +--
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/ocfs2/namei.c b/fs/ocfs2/namei.c
> index c801edd..41ef356 100644
> --- a/fs/ocfs2/namei.c
> +++ b/fs/ocfs2/namei.c
> @@ -2332,8 +2332,7 @@ int ocfs2_orphan_del(struct ocfs2_super *osb,
> struct buffer_head *orphan_dir_bh,
> bool dio)
> {
> - const int namelen = OCFS2_DIO_ORPHAN_PREFIX_LEN + OCFS2_ORPHAN_NAMELEN;
> - char name[namelen + 1];
> + char name[OCFS2_DIO_ORPHAN_PREFIX_LEN + OCFS2_ORPHAN_NAMELEN + 1];
> struct ocfs2_dinode *orphan_fe;
> int status = 0;
> struct ocfs2_dir_lookup_result lookup = { NULL, };
> --
> 1.9.1
>



--
Kees Cook
Pixel Security

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2018-05-18 17:01    [W:0.027 / U:12.984 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site