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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next] nfp: use struct_size() in kzalloc()
On Wed, 30 Jan 2019 18:38:59 -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>

Acked-by: Jakub Kicinski <jakub.kicinski@netronome.com>

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