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SubjectRe: [PATCH] s390/kaslr: Fix casts in get_random
On Sat, Feb 08, 2020 at 12:17:20PM -0800, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Sat, 2020-02-08 at 07:10 -0700, Nathan Chancellor wrote:
> > Clang warns:
> >
> > ../arch/s390/boot/kaslr.c:78:25: warning: passing 'char *' to parameter
> > of type 'const u8 *' (aka 'const unsigned char *') converts between
> > pointers to integer
> > types with different sign [-Wpointer-sign]
> > (char *) entropy, (char *) entropy,
> > ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> > ../arch/s390/include/asm/cpacf.h:280:28: note: passing argument to
> > parameter 'src' here
> > u8 *dest, const u8 *src, long src_len)
> > ^
> > 2 warnings generated.
> >
> > Fix the cast to match what else is done in this function.
> >
> > Fixes: b2d24b97b2a9 ("s390/kernel: add support for kernel address space layout randomization (KASLR)")
> > Link: https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/linux/issues/862
> > Signed-off-by: Nathan Chancellor <natechancellor@gmail.com>
> > ---
> > arch/s390/boot/kaslr.c | 2 +-
> > 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/arch/s390/boot/kaslr.c b/arch/s390/boot/kaslr.c
> > index 5d12352545c5..5591243d673e 100644
> > --- a/arch/s390/boot/kaslr.c
> > +++ b/arch/s390/boot/kaslr.c
> > @@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ static unsigned long get_random(unsigned long limit)
> > *(unsigned long *) prng.parm_block ^= seed;
> > for (i = 0; i < 16; i++) {
> > cpacf_kmc(CPACF_KMC_PRNG, prng.parm_block,
> > - (char *) entropy, (char *) entropy,
> > + (u8 *) entropy, (u8 *) entropy,
>
> Why not change the function to take void *?
>
> static inline int cpacf_kmc(unsigned long func, void *param,
> u8 *dest, const u8 *src, long src_len)
>
> vs:
>
> static inline int cpacf_kmc(unsigned long func, void *param,
> void *dest, const void *src, long src_len)
>
> and remove the casts?

I can certainly do that if the maintainers prefer it.

Cheers,
Nathan

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