[PATCH] staging: rtl*: Remove tasklet callback casts

Greg Kroah-Hartman gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Fri Nov 15 06:16:10 UTC 2019


On Thu, Nov 14, 2019 at 09:39:00PM -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
> In order to make the entire kernel usable under Clang's Control Flow
> Integrity protections, function prototype casts need to be avoided
> because this will trip CFI checks at runtime (i.e. a mismatch between
> the caller's expected function prototype and the destination function's
> prototype). Many of these cases can be found with -Wcast-function-type,
> which found that the rtl wifi drivers had a bunch of needless function
> casts. Remove function casts for tasklet callbacks in the various drivers.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook at chromium.org>
> ---
>  drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/hal/rtl8188eu_recv.c        |  3 +--
>  drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/hal/rtl8188eu_xmit.c        |  3 +--
>  drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/include/rtl8188e_recv.h     |  2 +-
>  drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/include/rtl8188e_xmit.h     |  2 +-
>  drivers/staging/rtl8188eu/os_dep/usb_ops_linux.c      |  4 ++--
>  drivers/staging/rtl8192e/rtllib_softmac.c             |  7 +++----
>  .../staging/rtl8192u/ieee80211/ieee80211_softmac.c    |  7 +++----
>  drivers/staging/rtl8192u/r8192U_core.c                |  8 ++++----
>  drivers/staging/rtl8712/rtl8712_recv.c                | 11 +++++------
>  drivers/staging/rtl8712/rtl871x_xmit.c                |  5 ++---
>  drivers/staging/rtl8712/rtl871x_xmit.h                |  2 +-
>  drivers/staging/rtl8712/usb_ops_linux.c               |  4 ++--
>  drivers/staging/rtl8723bs/hal/rtl8723bs_recv.c        | 11 ++++-------
>  13 files changed, 30 insertions(+), 39 deletions(-)

This fails to apply to my staging-next branch of staging.git.  Can you
rebase and resend?

thanks,

greg k-h


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