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SubjectRe: [PATCH][next] iwlwifi: mvm: use struct_size() in kzalloc()
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On Tue, 2019-01-15 at 16:02 -0600, Gustavo A. R. Silva 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 = kzalloc(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 = kzalloc(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>
> ---

Dropped. This is a duplicate.

--
Luca.

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