RE: [PATCH V13 7/9] cxl/port: Introduce cxl_cdat_valid()

From: Dan Williams
Date: Thu Jul 14 2022 - 12:05:35 EST

ira.weiny@ wrote:
> From: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@xxxxxxxxx>
> The CDAT data is protected by a checksum and should be the proper
> length.
> Introduce cxl_cdat_valid() to validate the data. While at it check and
> store the sequence number.

The acpi table parsing helpers already do this style of validation for
ACPI-table-like data-structures. So this comes for free once those are
used for parsing and I think this patch can be dropped for now.