Re: [CHECKER] 37 stack variables >= 1K in 2.4.17

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Thu Jun 13 2002 - 12:56:15 EST

Alexander Viro <> writes:
> I mean that due to the loop (link_path_walk->do_follow_link->foofs_follow_link
> ->vfs_follow_link->link_path_walk) you will get infinite maximal depth
> for everything that can be called by any of these functions. And that's
> a _lot_ of stuff.

Surely an analysis pass can detect recursive function chains and flag them
(e.g. the global IPA alias analysis pass in open64 does this)

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