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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
To: Luc Van Oostenryck <luc.vanoostenryck@gmail.com>
Cc: Sparse Mailing-list <linux-sparse@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 00/13] add warnings for flexible arrays
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2020 09:36:02 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHk-=wi9iAOHCtE82UYeRxuYWyPdVyQmY70dm178RWdPu+h0mA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200930231828.66751-1-luc.vanoostenryck@gmail.com>

On Wed, Sep 30, 2020 at 4:18 PM Luc Van Oostenryck
<luc.vanoostenryck@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Flexible array members have some restrictions (must be last
> in a structure, not in a union) and a number of dangerous or
> non-sensical usage (in an array, in nested structure or even
> using sizeof() on the containing structure).

Thanks, this looks good apart from the one patch I reacted to. Maybe
you had some other reason for that patch, and it's just the commit
message that needs fixing, but as it is now I think that patch didn't
make much sense..

                Linus

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Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-30 23:18 Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-09-30 23:18 ` [PATCH 01/13] flex-array: add testcases Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-09-30 23:18 ` [PATCH 02/13] flex-array: factor out common part of lay_out_{struct,union}() Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-09-30 23:18 ` [PATCH 03/13] flex-array: do not lay out invalid struct members Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-09-30 23:18 ` [PATCH 04/13] flex-array: flexible array members have zero size and alignment is OK Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-09-30 23:18 ` [PATCH 05/13] flex-array: detect structures with a flexible array member Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-09-30 23:18 ` [PATCH 06/13] flex-array: warn on flexible arrays in unions Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-09-30 23:18 ` [PATCH 07/13] flex-array: warn if flexible array is not last Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-09-30 23:18 ` [PATCH 08/13] flex-array: identify structures with a flexible array member Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-09-30 23:18 ` [PATCH 09/13] flex-array: add helper has_flexible_array() Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-09-30 23:18 ` [PATCH 10/13] flex-array: warn when using sizeof() on a flexible array Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-09-30 23:18 ` [PATCH 11/13] flex-array: warn an arrays containing " Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-09-30 23:18 ` [PATCH 12/13] flex-array: warn on flexible array in nested aggregate types Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-09-30 23:18 ` [PATCH 13/13] flex-array: warn when a flexible array member has some padding Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-10-01 16:34   ` Linus Torvalds
2020-10-01 19:17     ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-10-01 19:27       ` Linus Torvalds
2020-10-01 19:41         ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-10-01 19:51           ` Luc Van Oostenryck
2020-10-01 16:36 ` Linus Torvalds [this message]

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