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SubjectRe: [PATCH] usb: f_fs: Drop check on Reserved1 field on OS_DESC_EXT_COMPAT
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Hi,

John Keeping <john@metanate.com> writes:
> On Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:40:39 +0200, Felipe Balbi wrote:
>
>> John Keeping <john@metanate.com> writes:
>> > This check has gone through several incompatible variations in commits
>> > 53642399aa71 ("usb: gadget: f_fs: Fix wrong check on reserved1 of
>> > OS_DESC_EXT_COMPAT"), 354bc45bf329 ("usb: gadget: f_fs: Fix ExtCompat
>> > descriptor validation") and 3ba534df815f ("Revert "usb: gadget: f_fs:
>> > Fix ExtCompat descriptor validation"") after initially being introduced
>> > in commit f0175ab51993 ("usb: gadget: f_fs: OS descriptors support").
>> >
>> > The various changes make it impossible for a single userspace
>> > implementation to work with different kernel versions, so let's just
>> > drop the condition to avoid breaking userspace.
>> >
>> > Fixes: 53642399aa71 ("usb: gadget: f_fs: Fix wrong check on reserved1 of OS_DESC_EXT_COMPAT")
>> > Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org # v4.7+
>> > Signed-off-by: John Keeping <john@metanate.com>
>> > ---
>> > drivers/usb/gadget/function/f_fs.c | 3 +--
>> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
>> >
>> > diff --git a/drivers/usb/gadget/function/f_fs.c b/drivers/usb/gadget/function/f_fs.c
>> > index 652397eda6d6..0d9962834345 100644
>> > --- a/drivers/usb/gadget/function/f_fs.c
>> > +++ b/drivers/usb/gadget/function/f_fs.c
>> > @@ -2282,8 +2282,7 @@ static int __ffs_data_do_os_desc(enum ffs_os_desc_type type,
>> > int i;
>> >
>> > if (len < sizeof(*d) ||
>> > - d->bFirstInterfaceNumber >= ffs->interfaces_count ||
>> > - !d->Reserved1)
>> > + d->bFirstInterfaceNumber >= ffs->interfaces_count)
>> > return -EINVAL;
>> > for (i = 0; i < ARRAY_SIZE(d->Reserved2); ++i)
>> > if (d->Reserved2[i])
>>
>> Sorry, but no. We want to be compliant with the specification. If there
>> are older still-maintained stable trees which are not working, we need
>> to backport a fix to them, but we're not allowing uncompliant
>> implementations.
>
> Aren't we allowing non-compliant implementations now? The spec says the
> value must be 1 but since v4.7 this code has allowed all non-zero
> values.

Good point. Then how about we just force the value to 1 in f_fs.c and
remove the check?

--
balbi
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