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Date:   Thu, 16 Sep 2021 18:17:31 +0300
From:   Kalle Valo <>
To:     "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>
Cc:     Len Baker <>,
        Arend van Spriel <>,
        Franky Lin <>,
        Hante Meuleman <>,
        Chi-hsien Lin <>,
        Wright Feng <>,
        Chung-hsien Hsu <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>,
        Kees Cook <>,
        Shawn Guo <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] brcmfmac: Replace zero-length array with flexible array member

"Gustavo A. R. Silva" <> writes:

> On Sat, Sep 04, 2021 at 11:22:17AM +0200, Len Baker wrote:
>> There is a regular need in the kernel to provide a way to declare
>> having a dynamically sized set of trailing elements in a structure.
>> Kernel code should always use "flexible array members"[1] for these
>> cases. The older style of one-element or zero-length arrays should
>> no longer be used[2].
>> Also, make use of the struct_size() helper in devm_kzalloc().
>> [1]
>> [2]
>> Signed-off-by: Len Baker <>
> Reviewed-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <>
> I'll take this in my -next tree. :)

Why? It should go to wireless-drivers-next.


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