Re: [PATCH wireless-drivers] mt76x0: Remove VLA usage

From: Kalle Valo
Date: Wed Aug 08 2018 - 00:54:04 EST

Kees Cook <keescook@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Even with "const" variables, the compiler will generate warnings about
> VLA usage. In the quest to remove all VLAs from the kernel[1], this uses
> a #define instead of a const to do the array sizing.
> [1]
> Fixes: e87b5039511a ("mt76x0: eeprom files")
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> Please include this for the v4.19 merge window. The VLA was introduced
> with the new source file (which I also note is missing a SPDX line), so
> I'd like to avoid the kernel ever getting released with a VLA here.

Ok, I'll push this to v4.19.

Kalle Valo