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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/8] slab: provide and use krealloc_array()
On Mon, 2020-11-02 at 16:20 +0100, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> From: Bartosz Golaszewski <>
> Andy brought to my attention the fact that users allocating an array of
> equally sized elements should check if the size multiplication doesn't
> overflow. This is why we have helpers like kmalloc_array().
> However we don't have krealloc_array() equivalent and there are many
> users who do their own multiplication when calling krealloc() for arrays.
> This series provides krealloc_array() and uses it in a couple places.

My concern about this is a possible assumption that __GFP_ZERO will
work, and as far as I know, it will not.

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