[Rpm-maint] [PATCH 5/5] Fix handling of zero-length file digests

Florian Festi ffesti at redhat.com
Fri Apr 29 08:25:37 UTC 2016

On 04/28/2016 08:20 AM, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> On 04/27/2016 11:00 PM, Stefan Berger wrote:
>> "Rpm-maint" <rpm-maint-bounces at lists.rpm.org> wrote on 04/27/2016
>> 05:45:56 AM:
>>> I get the following warning:
>>> ima.c:23:1: warning: ‘PACKED’ attribute directive ignored [-Wattributes]
>>>  } __attribute__((PACKED));
>>> May be there is an simpler way to check for the header being zeros only?
>> One way of doing it would be to create an array of 9 zero bytes (with a
>> comment of what it represents) and compare against that.
> Yes, and there's precedent for that in rpm, at least:
> http://rpm.org/gitweb?p=rpm.git;a=blob;f=rpmio/rpmkeyring.c;h=ac3e3bc5ab4cc240318605e2f82797872f19604e;hb=HEAD#l218

Guess this is the way to go here, too.

>> I guess you wouldn't like gcc #pragma tricks to disable -Wattributes in
>> this case.
> Compiler specifics are nasty, no need for that here because there's a
> simple, standard solution.
>     - Panu -


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