Re: [PATCH] use clamp_t in UNAME26 fix

From: Kees Cook
Date: Sat Oct 20 2012 - 00:30:27 EST

Argh, whoops. Greg, can you please include
31fd84b95eb211d5db460a1dda85e004800a7b52 in stable?



On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 8:22 PM, Andrew Morton
<akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Oct 2012 18:45:53 -0700 Kees Cook <keescook@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> The min/max call needed to have explicit types on some architectures
>> (e.g. mn10300). Use clamp_t instead to avoid the warning.
>> kernel/sys.c: In function 'override_release':
>> kernel/sys.c:1287:10: warning: comparison of distinct pointer types lacks a cast [enabled by default]
>> Reported-by: Fengguang Wu <fengguang.wu@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Needs a cc:stable in the changelog before committing, please.

Kees Cook
Chrome OS Security
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