On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 12:46:24PM -1000, Joey Pabalinas wrote:
> Recent changes to the min()/max() macros in include/linux/kernel.h
> have added a lot of noise when compiling the kernel with Sparse checking
> enabled. This mostly is due to the *huge* increase in the number of
> sizeof(void) warnings, a larger number of which can safely be ignored.
> Add the -Wpointer-arith flag to enable/disable these warnings (along
> with the warning when applying sizeof to function types as well as
> warning about pointer arithmetic on these types exactly like the
> GCC -Wpointer-arith flag) on demand; the warning itself has been disabled
> by default to reduce the large influx of noise which was inadvertently
> added by commit 3c8ba0d61d04ced9f8 (kernel.h: Retain constant expression
> output for max()/min()).
> Update the manpage to document the new flag and add a validation case
> for sizeof(void).
> CC: Kees Cook <keesc...@chromium.org>
> CC: Linus Torvalds <torva...@linux-foundation.org>
> CC: Martin Uecker <martin.uec...@med.uni-goettingen.de>
> CC: Al Viro <v...@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
> CC: Christopher Li <spa...@chrisli.org>
> CC: Joey Pabalinas <joeypabali...@gmail.com>
> CC: Luc Van Oostenryck <luc.vanoostenr...@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Joey Pabalinas <joeypabali...@gmail.com>
> Signed-off-by: Luc Van Oostenryck <luc.vanoostenr...@gmail.com>

Acked-by: Luc Van Oostenryck <luc.vanoostenr...@gmail.com>

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