* Joao Moreira <jmore...@suse.de> wrote:

> Convert the use of 'struct camellia_ctx *' to 'void *' in prototypes of
> functions which are referenced through 'struct common_glue_func_entry',
> making their prototypes match those of this struct and, consequently,
> turning them compatible with CFI requirements.
> Whenever needed, cast 'void *' to 'struct camellia_ctx *'.

> +static inline void camellia_enc_blk(void *ctx, u8 *dst, const u8 *src)
>  {
> -     __camellia_enc_blk(ctx, dst, src, false);
> +     __camellia_enc_blk((struct camellia_ctx *) ctx, dst, src, false);
>  }

I don't see how this is an improvement: instead of having a proper type there's 
now an opaque type and an ugly (and dangerous) type cast.

What does "compatible with CFI requirements" mean?



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