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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/3] serial: core: Allow skipping old serial port initialization
On Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 5:23 PM, Daniel Kurtz <djkurtz@chromium.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 5:00 PM Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 3:58 PM, Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org> wrote:
>> > On Wed, Mar 14, 2018 at 2:44 PM, Daniel Kurtz <djkurtz@chromium.org>
> wrote:
>> > Sorry for being dense. What tree is this against? I can't find mention
>> > of amdcz in Linus's tree nor linux-next.
>
>> As I watched this email send, I noticed the "3/3" in the Subject. ;) I
>> see the amdcz support now. :P
>> https://patchwork.kernel.org/project/LKML/list/?submitter=18441
>
>> >> diff --git a/include/linux/serial_8250.h b/include/linux/serial_8250.h
>> >> index a27ef5f56431..02570edaddd8 100644
>> >> --- a/include/linux/serial_8250.h
>> >> +++ b/include/linux/serial_8250.h
>> >> @@ -136,6 +136,12 @@ struct uart_8250_port {
>> >> struct uart_8250_em485 *em485;
>> >> };
>> >>
>> >> +#ifdef CONFIG_SERIAL_8250
>> >> +extern bool serial8250_skip_old_ports;
>> >> +#else
>> >> +static const bool serial8250_skip_old_ports;
>> >> +#endif
>> >
>> > Where does serial8250_skip_old_ports get used where CONFIG_SERIAL_8250
>> > isn't defined? (i.e. why is the #ifdef needed here?)
>
>> This question still stands, though.
>
> From the same patch: https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10283641/
>
> if (CONFIG_ACPI_SPCR_TABLE && !CONFIG_SERIAL_8250)
>
> in other words, if serial ports are disabled, but we still want to parse
> the APCI_SPCR_TABLE, which "defaults y if X86".
> Perhaps that logic should be changed (no need to parse ACPI SPCR table if
> we are going to disable serial anyway)?

But won't this break? "static const bool ..." but the code tries to
set a value but I'd expect the compiler to still yet about it?

I think you could drop the .h #ifdef and use:

if (IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_SERIAL_825) && amdcz_present(...)) {

-Kees

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Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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