Re: [PATCH] IB/hfi1: use size_t for passing array length

From: Doug Ledford
Date: Sun Feb 19 2017 - 08:56:50 EST

On Tue, 2017-02-14 at 22:23 +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> gcc-7 produces a mysterious warning about the size argument being
> potentially out
> of range:
> drivers/infiniband/hw/hfi1/verbs.c: In function 'init_cntr_names':
> drivers/infiniband/hw/hfi1/verbs.c:1644:2: error: 'memcpy': specified
> size between 18446744071562067968 and 18446744073709551615 exceeds
> maximum object size 9223372036854775807 [-Werror=stringop-overflow=]
> This seems to refer to a the case where an 64-bit size_t gets
> truncated
> into a negative 'int' and subsequently turned into a high 64-bit
> number
> again.
> The fix is clearly to use size_t here, which matches the type that
> gets
> used for this value elsewhere.
> Fixes: b7481944b06e ("IB/hfi1: Show statistics counters under IB
> stats interface")
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>

Thanks, applied.

Doug Ledford <dledford@xxxxxxxxxx>
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