Re: [PATCH] arm64: traps: Mark __le16, __le32, __user variables properly

From: Luc Van Oostenryck
Date: Wed Feb 22 2017 - 08:00:43 EST

On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 11:03:56AM +0000, Will Deacon wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 10:33:45PM +0100, Luc Van Oostenryck wrote:
> > It's easy enough to patch sparse to not issue a warning when the
> > override concerns a range (which would be perfect for the situation here),
> > Controlled or not by a new warning flag. But I'm far from convinced
> > that all uses of such "ranged-initialization" is used for default values
> > that may be later overridden.
> How about not warning only when the overridden range covers the entire
> length of the array? The only broken case I can think of that slips
> through the cracks then is if somebody typoed the range so that it
> accidentally covered the whole array and therefore suppressed the override
> warning.
> Will

I like it. Patch is coming.