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SubjectRe: [PATCH] arm: decompressor: mark error() as __noreturn
On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 5:30 AM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
> gcc complains about fortify_panic() possibly returning:
>
> arch/arm/boot/compressed/misc.c: In function 'fortify_panic':
> arch/arm/boot/compressed/misc.c:167:1: error: 'noreturn' function does return [-Werror]
>
> This annotates the error() function as __noreturn, which lets gcc
> see in all configurations that it fortify_panic() cannot return either.
>
> Fixes: ee333554fed5 ("ARM: 8749/1: Kconfig: Add ARCH_HAS_FORTIFY_SOURCE")
> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>

Acked-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>

-Kees

> ---
> arch/arm/boot/compressed/misc.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/compressed/misc.c b/arch/arm/boot/compressed/misc.c
> index 009db7d275f8..313a587d656b 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/boot/compressed/misc.c
> +++ b/arch/arm/boot/compressed/misc.c
> @@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ unsigned int __machine_arch_type;
> #include <linux/linkage.h>
>
> static void putstr(const char *ptr);
> -extern void error(char *x);
> +extern void error(char *x) __noreturn;
>
> #include CONFIG_UNCOMPRESS_INCLUDE
>
> --
> 2.9.0
>



--
Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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