Re: [PATCH] dtc: ensure #line directives don't consume data fromthe next line

From: Stephen Warren
Date: Wed Jun 05 2013 - 12:50:17 EST

On 06/03/2013 09:36 AM, Stephen Warren wrote:
> From: Stephen Warren <swarren@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Previously, the #line parsing regex ended with ({WS}+[0-9]+)?. The {WS}
> could match line-break characters. If the #line directive did not contain
> the optional flags field at the end, this could cause any integer data on
> the next line to be consumed as part of the #line directive parsing. This
> could cause syntax errors (i.e. #line parsing consuming the leading 0
> from a hex literal 0x1234, leaving x1234 to be parsed as cell data,
> which is a syntax error), or invalid compilation results (i.e. simply
> consuming literal 1234 as part of the #line processing, thus removing it
> from the cell data).
> Fix this by replacing {WS} with [ \t] so that it can't match line-breaks.
> Convert all instances of {WS}, even though the other instances should be
> irrelevant for any well-formed #line directive. This is done for
> consistency and ultimate safety.
> This is a port of upstream dtc commit a1ee6f0 (with same subject) to the
> kernel's copy of dtc.

Rob, Grant, does this look OK to apply for v3.10-rc*?
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