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From: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
To: Pekka Enberg <penberg@kernel.org>
Cc: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, bugzilla-daemon@bugzilla.kernel.org,
	bugme-daemon@bugzilla.kernel.org, casteyde.christian@free.fr,
	Changli Gao <xiaosuo@gmail.com>,
	Vegard Nossum <vegardno@ifi.uio.no>,
	David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com>
Subject: Re: [Bugme-new] [Bug 27212] New: Warning kmemcheck: Caught 64-bit read from uninitialized memory in netlink_broadcast_filtered
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 14:21:11 -0800 (PST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1102151403170.10742@chino.kir.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <AANLkTinKTdeO5mnE38n==aZMz5P1XKKM+kykhoBu0=9k@mail.gmail.com>

On Tue, 15 Feb 2011, Pekka Enberg wrote:

> > [PATCH] slub: fix kmemcheck calls to match ksize() hints
> >
> > Recent use of ksize() in network stack (commit ca44ac38 : net: don't
> > reallocate skb->head unless the current one hasn't the needed extra size
> > or is shared) triggers kmemcheck warnings, because ksize() can return
> > more space than kmemcheck is aware of.
> >
> > Pekka Enberg noticed SLAB+kmemcheck is doing the right thing, while SLUB
> > +kmemcheck doesnt.
> >
> > Bugzilla reference #27212
> >
> > Reported-by: Christian Casteyde <casteyde.christian@free.fr>
> > Suggested-by: Pekka Enberg <penberg@kernel.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>
> > CC: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
> > CC: Changli Gao <xiaosuo@gmail.com>
> > CC: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>

Acked-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>

      parent reply	other threads:[~2011-02-15 22:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <bug-27212-10286@https.bugzilla.kernel.org/>
     [not found] ` <20110120122549.85863a84.akpm@linux-foundation.org>
     [not found]   ` <1295556085.2613.22.camel@edumazet-laptop>
     [not found]     ` <4D393A99.9060104@kernel.org>
2011-02-14 17:35       ` Eric Dumazet
2011-02-14 19:43         ` David Miller
2011-02-15  5:48         ` Pekka Enberg
2011-02-15 16:40           ` Christoph Lameter
2011-02-15 22:21           ` David Rientjes [this message]

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