Re: [PATCH V9 05/14] perf tools: tidy up sample parsing overflow checking

From: Namhyung Kim
Date: Wed Aug 07 2013 - 04:09:12 EST

On Mon, 5 Aug 2013 19:26:25 +0300, Adrian Hunter wrote:
> The size of data retrieved from a sample event must be
> validated to ensure it does not go past the end of the
> event. That was being done sporadically and without
> considering integer overflows.

Wouldn't it be great if the macro (or something) can do all three things
together - checking overflow, getting current value (pointer) and
advancing the array to the size? Is that possible?

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