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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next] libceph, ceph: use struct_size() in kmalloc()
On Tue, Jan 15, 2019 at 8:41 PM Gustavo A. R. Silva
<gustavo@embeddedor.com> wrote:
>
> One of the more common cases of allocation size calculations is finding
> the size of a structure that has a zero-sized array at the end, along
> with memory for some number of elements for that array. For example:
>
> struct foo {
> int stuff;
> struct boo entry[];
> };
>
> instance = kmalloc(sizeof(struct foo) + count * sizeof(struct boo), GFP_KERNEL);
>
> Instead of leaving these open-coded and prone to type mistakes, we can
> now use the new struct_size() helper:
>
> instance = kmalloc(struct_size(instance, entry, count), GFP_KERNEL);
>
> This code was detected with the help of Coccinelle.
>
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo@embeddedor.com>
> ---
> net/ceph/osdmap.c | 5 ++---
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/net/ceph/osdmap.c b/net/ceph/osdmap.c
> index 98c0ff3d6441..48a31dc9161c 100644
> --- a/net/ceph/osdmap.c
> +++ b/net/ceph/osdmap.c
> @@ -495,9 +495,8 @@ static struct crush_map *crush_decode(void *pbyval, void *end)
> / sizeof(struct crush_rule_step))
> goto bad;
> #endif
> - r = c->rules[i] = kmalloc(sizeof(*r) +
> - yes*sizeof(struct crush_rule_step),
> - GFP_NOFS);
> + r = kmalloc(struct_size(r, steps, yes), GFP_NOFS);
> + c->rules[i] = r;
> if (r == NULL)
> goto badmem;
> dout(" rule %d is at %p\n", i, r);

Applied.

Thanks,

Ilya

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