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

Dan Carpenter dan.carpenter at oracle.com
Fri Nov 15 07:42:35 UTC 2019


On Fri, Nov 15, 2019 at 10:40:03AM +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> 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>
> 
> Clang should treat void pointers as a special case.  If void pointers
> are bad, surely replacing them with unsigned long is even more ambigous
> and worse.

Wow...  Never mind.  I completely misread this patch.  I am ashamed.

The patch is fine.

Reviewed-by: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter at oracle.com>

regards,
dan carpenter



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