Re: [PATCH v3] usb/hcd: Send a uevent signaling that the host controller had died

From: Guenter Roeck
Date: Wed Apr 17 2019 - 18:39:39 EST

On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 3:11 PM Raul Rangel <rrangel@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 04:39:23PM -0400, Alan Stern wrote:
> >
> > This sounds like a golden opportunity! Submit a separate patch making
> > the parameter to kobject_uevent_env be const (actually const char *
> > const []), then submit this patch on top of that one.
> So there are other parts of the code base that dynamically create their
> array values. So by making the function take const, it breaks :(

Confused. The calling code can still be non-const. I don't see the
parameter modified in kobject_uevent_env(), so declaring it const
should be possible. Can you give an example of code that no longer
works ?


> >
> > Alan Stern
> >