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Re: Intel i40e code finds smatch bug

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On Jan 19, 2021, at 4:42 PM, Luc Van Oostenryck <luc.vanoostenryck@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 03:51:57PM -0500, Dan McDonald wrote:
>> On Jan 19, 2021, at 1:55 PM, Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Luk recently was working on better support of packed structs (which have
>>> been a known issue for a while) but I doubt that will help here.
> Indeed, the support for packed structs (via the attribute) is now
> complete in Sparse and was mainlined 2 weeks ago or so and ...
>> I tried using packed struct attributes instead of the pragma and no luck there either:
> now it just needs to be merged into smatch.

Well that's good news! Of course, one may have to mention this to Intel in regards to i40e, but that's not this mailing list's problem. Nor is having illumos update its downstream with this as well. :)

Thank you!

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