Re: [PATCH] net: sched: Fix memory exposure from short TCA_U32_SEL
From: Julia Lawall
Date: Sun Aug 26 2018 - 21:59:53 EST
On Sun, 26 Aug 2018, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Sun, 2018-08-26 at 22:24 +0100, Al Viro wrote:
> > On Sun, Aug 26, 2018 at 11:57:57AM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > > That, BTW, is why I hate the use of sizeof(*p) in kmalloc, etc.
> > > > arguments. typeof is even worse in that respect.
> > >
> > > True. Semantic searches via tools like coccinelle could help here
> > > but those searches are quite a bit slower than straightforward greps.
> > Those searches are .config-sensitive as well, which can be much more
> > unpleasant than being slow...
> Are they? Julia?
I don't completely understand the question. Coccinelle doens't know
anything about the configuration.