On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 11:31:19AM -0500, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
> On 03/13/2018 11:24 AM, Himanshu Jha wrote:
> >Hi Gustavo,
> >
> >On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 10:23:43AM -0500, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
> >>In preparation to enabling -Wvla, remove VLA. In this particular
> >>case use macro ARRAY_SIZE so the length of array _result_ can be
> >>computed at preprocessing time.
> >>
> >>The use of stack Variable Length Arrays needs to be avoided, as they
> >>can be a vector for stack exhaustion, which can be both a runtime bug
> >>or a security flaw. Also, in general, as code evolves it is easy to
> >>lose track of how big a VLA can get. Thus, we can end up having runtime
> >>failures that are hard to debug.
> >>
> >>Also, fixed as part of the directive to remove all VLAs from
> >>the kernel: https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/3/7/621
> >>
> >>Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gust...@embeddedor.com>
> >>---
> >
> >It is already applied as I had sent the patch few days ago.
> >https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/3/10/164
> >
> >I specifically CC'ed you and Kees to avoid the patch collisions.
> >
> I see. Can you please update this spreadsheet:
> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OcfyKK8pJ24esYhSEsW4Q2boZE7UTGbYsSEEtFXf7U0/edit



drivers/iio/humidity/hts221_i2c.c:43:2: warning: ISO C90
forbids variable length array ‘send’ [-Wvla]

This was already removed in recent commit when regmap API was used.

"6217792 iio: humidity: hts221: add regmap API support"

For this I added a short note in the *Notes* column.

Himanshu Jha

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