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From: Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
To: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	"Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@embeddedor.com>
Subject: Re: Smatch check for Spectre stuff
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:58:55 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180613135855.p5mrabx3dcbltahd@mwanda> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180613131049.sf7abp6wwrnpy5ct@mwanda>

On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 04:10:49PM +0300, Dan Carpenter wrote:
> Also it turns out that mem_section[] is declared in mm/sparse.c and
> Smatch is supposed to be able to figure out the size of it but
> apparently there is a bug...  :(  I'll take a look at that.

Oh.  I have CONFIG_SPARSEMEM_EXTREME enabled so the size ends up
depending on cpu_feature_enabled(X86_FEATURE_LA57) which is tricky.
Meaning that I can detect that everything higher than 127 is masked off
but it doesn't help me since I don't know that the array has 128
elements.

regards,
dan carpenter


      reply	other threads:[~2018-06-13 13:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-19  5:15 Dan Carpenter
2018-04-19 21:39 ` Gustavo A. R. Silva
2018-04-20 12:00 ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-23 12:31   ` Gustavo A. R. Silva
2018-04-23 12:45     ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-04-23 13:08       ` Gustavo A. R. Silva
2018-04-23 13:48       ` Dan Williams
2018-04-20 12:25 ` Thomas Gleixner
2018-04-20 17:21   ` Oleg Nesterov
2018-04-20 12:47 ` Mark Rutland
2018-04-23 12:53   ` Dan Carpenter
2018-04-23 13:22     ` Mark Rutland
2018-04-23 13:26       ` Dan Carpenter
2018-04-23 17:11 ` Davidlohr Bueso
2018-04-25 13:19 ` Mark Rutland
2018-04-25 14:48   ` Alan Cox
2018-04-25 15:03     ` Mark Rutland
2018-06-08 16:12 ` Josh Poimboeuf
2018-06-11  9:28   ` Peter Zijlstra
2018-06-13 13:10   ` Dan Carpenter
2018-06-13 13:58     ` Dan Carpenter [this message]

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