[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH] [ubox] kmodloader: increase module name length

Bjørn Mork bjorn at mork.no
Mon Feb 18 13:46:08 EST 2019

Sergiy Kibrik <sakib at darkstar.site> writes:
> On 2/18/19 4:24 PM, Bjørn Mork wrote:
>> Agreed that 33 is not enough, but NAME_MAX is way overkill again.  Why
>> not use the actual max length from the kernel?:
>>  include/linux/module.h:#define MODULE_NAME_LEN MAX_PARAM_PREFIX_LEN
>>  include/linux/moduleparam.h:#define MAX_PARAM_PREFIX_LEN (64 - sizeof(unsigned long))
> but those aren't exposed to user space.
> Or do you suggest to duplicate that (64 - sizeof(unsigned long)) definition?

This is my personal taste only, but yes, I prefer duplicating
definitions to document such relationships. Or at least having a comment
documenting it if some other value is used.  Which would have
immediately exposed the original bug.


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