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SubjectRe: [PATCH] md-linear: use struct_size() in kzalloc()
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Hi all,

Friendly ping:

Who can take this?

Thanks
--
Gustavo

On 1/7/19 5:01 PM, Song Liu wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 10:35 AM 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;
>> void *entry[];
>> };
>>
>> instance = kzalloc(sizeof(struct foo) + sizeof(void *) * count, 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>
>
> Acked-by: Song Liu <songliubraving@fb.com>
>
>> ---
>> drivers/md/md-linear.c | 3 +--
>> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/md/md-linear.c b/drivers/md/md-linear.c
>> index d45c697c0ebe..5998d78aa189 100644
>> --- a/drivers/md/md-linear.c
>> +++ b/drivers/md/md-linear.c
>> @@ -96,8 +96,7 @@ static struct linear_conf *linear_conf(struct mddev *mddev, int raid_disks)
>> int i, cnt;
>> bool discard_supported = false;
>>
>> - conf = kzalloc (sizeof (*conf) + raid_disks*sizeof(struct dev_info),
>> - GFP_KERNEL);
>> + conf = kzalloc(struct_size(conf, disks, raid_disks), GFP_KERNEL);
>> if (!conf)
>> return NULL;
>>
>> --
>> 2.20.1
>>

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