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SubjectRe: [PATCH] structleak: disable BYREF_ALL in combination with KASAN_STACK
On Sat, 22 Jun 2019 at 22:26, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Jun 21, 2019 at 03:50:02PM +0200, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> > On Fri, 21 Jun 2019 at 15:44, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
> > > One pattern I have seen here is temporary variables from macros or
> > > inline functions whose lifetime now extends over the entire function
> > > rather than just the basic block in which they are defined, see e.g.
> > > lpfc_debug_dump_qe() being inlined multiple times into
> > > lpfc_debug_dump_all_queues(). Each instance of the local
> > > "char line_buf[LPFC_LBUF_SZ];" seems to add on to the previous
> > > one now, where the behavior without the structleak plugin is that
> > > they don't.
>
> Ewww.
>
> > Right, that seems to be due to the fact that this code
> >
> > /* split the first bb where we can put the forced initializers */
> > gcc_assert(single_succ_p(ENTRY_BLOCK_PTR_FOR_FN(cfun)));
> > bb = single_succ(ENTRY_BLOCK_PTR_FOR_FN(cfun));
> > if (!single_pred_p(bb)) {
> > split_edge(single_succ_edge(ENTRY_BLOCK_PTR_FOR_FN(cfun)));
> > gcc_assert(single_succ_p(ENTRY_BLOCK_PTR_FOR_FN(cfun)));
> > }
> >
> > puts all the initializers at the beginning of the function rather than
> > inside the scope of the definition.
>
> Do you see a sane way to improve this? I hadn't noticed that this
> actually moved it up to the start of the function. :(
>

Not from the top of my head, and I won't be able to spend any time on
this in the near future, unfortunately.

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