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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 18/18] crypto: Remove AHASH_REQUEST_ON_STACK
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On Tue, 2018-07-24 at 09:49 -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> All users of AHASH_REQUEST_ON_STACK have been removed from the kernel, so
> drop it entirely so no VLAs get reintroduced by future users.

checkpatch has a test for that.
It could now be removed as well.
---
diff --git a/scripts/checkpatch.pl b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
index 34e4683de7a3..a3517334d661 100755
--- a/scripts/checkpatch.pl
+++ b/scripts/checkpatch.pl
@@ -796,7 +796,7 @@ our $declaration_macros = qr{(?x:
(?:$Storage\s+)?(?:[A-Z_][A-Z0-9]*_){0,2}(?:DEFINE|DECLARE)(?:_[A-Z0-9]+){1,6}\s*\(|
(?:$Storage\s+)?[HLP]?LIST_HEAD\s*\(|
(?:$Storage\s+)?${Type}\s+uninitialized_var\s*\(|
- (?:SKCIPHER_REQUEST|SHASH_DESC|AHASH_REQUEST)_ON_STACK\s*\(
+ (?:SKCIPHER_REQUEST|SHASH_DESC)_ON_STACK\s*\(
)};

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