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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next] nfp: use struct_size() in kzalloc()
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On 1/30/19 6:52 PM, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> 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>
>

Thanks, Jakub.

--
Gustavo

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