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Re: [PATCH 3/7] mtd: spi-nor: add restriction for nmaps in smpt parser




On Thu, 8 Nov 2018 14:48:11 +0000
<Tudor.Ambarus@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
  
> >>>> +    
> >>>
> >>> Maybe I missed something but it sounds like this change is just
> >>> optimizing the SPMT parsing a bit, and to be honest, I'm not sure this
> >>> is really needed. Most of the time, smpt_len will be rather small, so
> >>> trying to bail out earlier is not bringing much perf improvements.    
> >>
> >> It's rather a smtp validity check. I want to return an error if there are not
> >> enough detection commands to identify the map id.  
> > 
> > You would have failed the same way without this validity check after a
> > maximum of smpt_len iterations, right?
> >   
> 
> Right. The correct fix would be to count nmaps in a loop, then do these checks,
> and if all ok, search for the map_id in another loop :).

Or just error out when !ncmds && nmaps > 1.

If you insist on keeping the ncmds && nmaps >= (1 << (ncmds + 1))
check, that's fine, but it's not replacing the consistency check I was
doing ;-).