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From: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
To: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael@kernel.org>
Cc: Robert Moore <robert.moore@intel.com>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Lv Zheng <lv.zheng@intel.com>,
	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>,
	Len Brown <lenb@kernel.org>,
	ACPI Devel Maling List <linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org>,
	Emese Revfy <re.emese@gmail.com>,
	"devel@acpica.org" <devel@acpica.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] acpi: Fix format string type mistakes
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2016 15:04:22 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAGXu5jKc35OzaPCR-f34THEkmE4ZbPP-cW2BVFzTgPYVmT_5dw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJZ5v0h-xUXNHgr5x4ZYRAvsUZDip65aYCPVPeZ3E9=djcpQnA@mail.gmail.com>

On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 2:36 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael@kernel.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 10:51 PM, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> wrote:
>> From: Emese Revfy <re.emese@gmail.com>
>>
>> This adds the missing __printf attribute which allows compile time
>> format string checking (and will be used by the coming initify gcc
>> plugin). Additionally, this fixes the warnings exposed by the attribute.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Emese Revfy <re.emese@gmail.com>
>> [kees: split scsi/acpi, merged attr and fix, new commit messages]
>> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
>
> This modifies code that we get from an external projiect (ACPICA) and
> the bugs should be fixed in there in the first place.

Who should get CCed?

> Moreover, I'm not sure if adding __printf in acpiosxf.h is a good idea.

Why not? This is going to be needed by the initify plugin to do
correct detection of what's being passed around to functions...

-Kees

-- 
Kees Cook
Nexus Security

  reply	other threads:[~2016-12-16 23:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-12-16 21:51 Kees Cook
2016-12-16 22:36 ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2016-12-16 23:04   ` Kees Cook [this message]
2016-12-17  2:12     ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2016-12-19 21:45     ` Moore, Robert
2016-12-19  6:05 ` Zheng, Lv
2016-12-21  7:39   ` Zheng, Lv
2016-12-21  8:06     ` Zheng, Lv
2016-12-21 17:16       ` Moore, Robert
2016-12-22  6:52         ` Zheng, Lv

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