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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kernel.h: Avoid that sparse complains about using sizeof(void)
On Sat, Jul 14, 2018 at 06:57:57PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 14, 2018 at 6:49 PM Kees Cook <> wrote:
> >
> > I'm fine with this; it'll only activate for sparse. I'd like to get
> > Linus's eyes on it, though, since this macro caused us SO much pain
> > that I'm nervous to change it without some greater level of review. :)
> Honestly, I'd like to just encourage people to get the sparse update
> from Luc Van Oostenryck instead.
> For a while there it looked like Chris Li would just pull from Luc,
> and we'd have timely releases, but that really doesn't seem to have
> ended up happening after all. So right now it's probably just best to
> get Luc's tree instead from
> which also ends up fixing a lot of other issues.

Thank you.

I'll try to move my trees to in the coming days or weeks,
it will be better for everyone, I think (I just need one more
signature on my gpg key).

Meanwhile, I prefer that people use my 'stable' tree:
(never rebased, only contains the master branch and one backport)
while my sparse-dev repository is mainly a bunch of topic branches
in diverse state of development (but the master branch is the same
so it doesn't matter much).

-- Luc
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