Patchwork [042/145,SCSI] sd: Fix parsing of 'temporary ' cache mode prefix

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Submitter Kamal Mostafa
Date July 17, 2013, 10:46 p.m.
Message ID <1374101277-7915-43-git-send-email-kamal@canonical.com>
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Permalink /patch/259869/
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Kamal Mostafa - July 17, 2013, 10:46 p.m.
3.8.13.5 -stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

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From: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>

commit 2ee3e26c673e75c05ef8b914f54fadee3d7b9c88 upstream.

Commit 39c60a0948cc '[SCSI] sd: fix array cache flushing bug causing
performance problems' added temp as a pointer to "temporary " and used
sizeof(temp) - 1 as its length.  But sizeof(temp) is the size of the
pointer, not the size of the string constant.  Change temp to a static
array so that sizeof() does what was intended.

Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
Signed-off-by: James Bottomley <JBottomley@Parallels.com>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques@canonical.com>
---
 drivers/scsi/sd.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

Patch

diff --git a/drivers/scsi/sd.c b/drivers/scsi/sd.c
index 82910cc..0f0370f 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/sd.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/sd.c
@@ -142,7 +142,7 @@  sd_store_cache_type(struct device *dev, struct device_attribute *attr,
 	char *buffer_data;
 	struct scsi_mode_data data;
 	struct scsi_sense_hdr sshdr;
-	const char *temp = "temporary ";
+	static const char temp[] = "temporary ";
 	int len;
 
 	if (sdp->type != TYPE_DISK)