On Wed, 12 Sep 2007 17:49:37 -0700 Kees Cook <[email protected]> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 02:53:56PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 03:48:49PM +0400, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
> > > On 9/12/07, Jeff Garzik <[email protected]> wrote:
> > > > Kees Cook wrote:
> > > > > This patch against 2.6.23-rc6 fixes a couple drivers that do not
> > > > > correctly terminate their pci_device_id lists. This results in garbage
> > > > > being spewed into modules.pcimap when the module happens to not have
> > > > > 28 NULL bytes following the table, and/or the last PCI ID is actually
> > > > > truncated from the table when calculating the modules.alias PCI aliases,
> > > > > cause those unfortunate device IDs to not auto-load.
> > > > >
> > > > > Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <[email protected]>
> > > >
> > > > ACK
> > >
> > > I mut say, non-terminated PCI ids lists are constant PITA. There should be
> > > a way to a) put it in macro, so that terminator automatically added, and
> > > b) still allow #ifdef inside table like, e.g. 8139too does.
> > >
> > >  or not macro, because #ifdef inside macros aren't allowed.
> > If you know of a way to do this in an easier manner, patches are always
> > gladly accepted :)
> This patch against 2.6.23-rc6 will cause modpost to fail if any device
> id lists are incorrectly terminated, after reporting the offender.
ooh, clever chap.
> + fprintf(stderr,"%s: struct %s_device_id is %lu bytes. The last of %lu is:\n", modname, device_id, id_size, size / id_size);
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(not allowed to use 132-column mode, either)
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