[07/11] ARM: sharpsl_param: work around -Wstringop-overread warning

Message ID 20210322160253.4032422-8-arnd@kernel.org
State New
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  • treewide: address gcc-11 -Wstringop-overread warnings
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Arnd Bergmann March 22, 2021, 4:02 p.m.
From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>

gcc warns that accessing a pointer based on a numeric constant may
be an offset into a NULL pointer, and would therefore has zero
accessible bytes:

arch/arm/common/sharpsl_param.c: In function ‘sharpsl_save_param’:
arch/arm/common/sharpsl_param.c:43:9: error: ‘memcpy’ reading 64 bytes from a region of size 0 [-Werror=stringop-overread]
   43 |         memcpy(&sharpsl_param, param_start(PARAM_BASE), sizeof(struct sharpsl_param_info));
      |         ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

In this particular case, the warning is bogus since this is the actual
pointer, not an offset on a NULL pointer. Add a local variable to shut
up the warning and hope it doesn't come back.

Link: https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=99578
Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
---
 arch/arm/common/sharpsl_param.c | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Patch

diff --git a/arch/arm/common/sharpsl_param.c b/arch/arm/common/sharpsl_param.c
index efeb5724d9e9..6237ede2f0c7 100644
--- a/arch/arm/common/sharpsl_param.c
+++ b/arch/arm/common/sharpsl_param.c
@@ -40,7 +40,9 @@  EXPORT_SYMBOL(sharpsl_param);
 
 void sharpsl_save_param(void)
 {
-	memcpy(&sharpsl_param, param_start(PARAM_BASE), sizeof(struct sharpsl_param_info));
+	struct sharpsl_param_info *params = param_start(PARAM_BASE);
+
+	memcpy(&sharpsl_param, params, sizeof(*params));
 
 	if (sharpsl_param.comadj_keyword != COMADJ_MAGIC)
 		sharpsl_param.comadj=-1;