Re: [PATCH v2] xfs: Silence bounds checking compiler warning

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Thu Jun 23 2011 - 13:29:07 EST

Maarten Lankhorst <m.b.lankhorst@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> gcc with -Warray-bounds generates a false positive on this
> since xfs defines the struct with u8 name[1]; to be able to
> add a tag at the end.

A better way would be to define it as name[0]. Then the compiler
would know it's a VLA. You may need to check noone relies on
the one byte though.

ak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx -- Speaking for myself only
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