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Subject[PATCH net-next] cxgb4: cxgb4_tc_u32: use struct_size() in kvzalloc()
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 = kvzalloc(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 = kvzalloc(struct_size(instance, entry, count), GFP_KERNEL);

This code was detected with the help of Coccinelle.

Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <>
drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_tc_u32.c | 3 +--
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_tc_u32.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_tc_u32.c
index c7d2b4dc7568..02fc63fa7f25 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_tc_u32.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/cxgb4/cxgb4_tc_u32.c
@@ -444,8 +444,7 @@ struct cxgb4_tc_u32_table *cxgb4_init_tc_u32(struct adapter *adap)
if (!max_tids)
return NULL;

- t = kvzalloc(sizeof(*t) +
- (max_tids * sizeof(struct cxgb4_link)), GFP_KERNEL);
+ t = kvzalloc(struct_size(t, table, max_tids), GFP_KERNEL);
if (!t)
return NULL;

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