[PATCH] staging: rtl8192e: fix array of flexible structures

Jitendra jkhasdev at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 18:58:44 UTC 2021


On Tue, Apr 27, 2021 at 08:10:20PM +0200, Greg KH wrote:
>On Tue, Apr 27, 2021 at 11:19:45PM +0530, Jitendra Khasdev wrote:
>> This patch fixes sparse warning "array of flexible structures"
>> for rtllib.h.
>>
>> eg. drivers/staging/rtl8192e/rtllib.h:832:48: warning: array of
>> flexible structures
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Jitendra Khasdev <jkhasdev at gmail.com>
>> ---
>>  drivers/staging/rtl8192e/rtllib.h | 10 +++++-----
>>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/staging/rtl8192e/rtllib.h b/drivers/staging/rtl8192e/rtllib.h
>> index 4cabaf2..c7cb318 100644
>> --- a/drivers/staging/rtl8192e/rtllib.h
>> +++ b/drivers/staging/rtl8192e/rtllib.h
>> @@ -802,7 +802,7 @@ struct rtllib_authentication {
>>  	__le16 transaction;
>>  	__le16 status;
>>  	/*challenge*/
>> -	struct rtllib_info_element info_element[];
>> +	struct rtllib_info_element *info_element;
>
>You just changed the definition of this structure, and the other
>structures here.  Are you sure this is working properly?
>

I have compiled the driver and install it on my vm, but I don't this specific
hardware, so couldn't test it.

I fixed in context of sparse.

---
Jitendra


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