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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next] net: dsa: use struct_size() in devm_kzalloc()
On Thu, 7 Feb 2019 19:16:03 -0600, "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;
> struct boo entry[];
> };
>
> size = sizeof(struct foo) + count * sizeof(struct boo);
> instance = alloc(size, GFP_KERNEL)
>
> Instead of leaving these open-coded and prone to type mistakes, we can
> now use the new struct_size() helper:
>
> instance = alloc(struct_size(instance, entry, count), GFP_KERNEL)
>
> Notice that, in this case, variable size is not necessary, hence it is
> removed.
>
> This code was detected with the help of Coccinelle.
>
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo@embeddedor.com>

Reviewed-by: Vivien Didelot <vivien.didelot@gmail.com>

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