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SubjectRe: [PATCH] remoteproc: core: Remove casting to rproc_handle_resource_t
On Tue, 23 Feb 2021 at 09:49, Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@google.com> wrote:
>
> On Tue, Feb 23, 2021 at 8:41 AM Mathieu Poirier
> <mathieu.poirier@linaro.org> wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, 22 Feb 2021 at 15:48, Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@google.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On Sun, Feb 21, 2021 at 11:18 PM Jindong Yue <jindong.yue@nxp.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > There are four different callback functions that are used for the
> > > > rproc_handle_resource_t callback that all have different second
> > > > parameter types.
> > > >
> > > > rproc_handle_vdev -> struct fw_rsc_vdev
> > > > rproc_handle_trace -> struct fw_rsc_trace
> > > > rproc_handle_devmem -> struct fw_rsc_devmem
> > > > rproc_handle_carveout -> struct fw_rsc_carveout
> > > >
> > > > These callbacks are cast to rproc_handle_resource_t so that there is no
> > > > error about incompatible pointer types. Unfortunately, this is a control
> > > > flow integrity violation, which verifies that the callback function's
> > > > types match the prototypes exactly before jumping.
> > >
> > > Thank you for sending the patch! It might be worth noting that Clang's
> > > Control-Flow Integrity checking is currently used only in Android
> > > kernels, so while the type mismatches are real and should be fixed,
> > > they don't result in runtime errors without this feature.
> > >
> > > > To fix this, change the second parameter of all functions to void * and
> > > > use a local variable with the correct type so that everything works
> > > > properly. With this, we can remove casting to rproc_handle_resource_t
> > > > for these functions.
> > > >
> > > > Signed-off-by: Jindong Yue <jindong.yue@nxp.com>
> > > > Reviewed-by: Peng Fan <peng.fan@nxp.com>
> > >
> > > This looks correct to me. Please feel free to add:
> > >
> > > Reviewed-by: Sami Tolvanen <samitolvanen@google.com>
> >
> > Where is the original patch? I can't find it on the linux-remoteproc
> > and linux-kernel mailing lists.
>
> Looks like it was sent to linux-remoteproc, but I also don't see it in
> lore.kernel.org. Not sure what happened there. Jindong, perhaps it's
> worth resending and including linux-kernel too?

Something definitely happened because I can't find anything from
Jindong on the linux-remoteproc list... A resend it indeed in order.

>
> Sami

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