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Date:   Fri, 24 Sep 2021 11:20:59 +0000 (UTC)
From:   Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>
To:     Len Baker <len.baker@....com>
Cc:     Arend van Spriel <aspriel@...il.com>,
        Franky Lin <franky.lin@...adcom.com>,
        Hante Meuleman <hante.meuleman@...adcom.com>,
        Chi-hsien Lin <chi-hsien.lin@...ineon.com>,
        Wright Feng <wright.feng@...ineon.com>,
        Chung-hsien Hsu <chung-hsien.hsu@...ineon.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Len Baker <len.baker@....com>,
        "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@...eddedor.com>,
        Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Shawn Guo <shawn.guo@...aro.org>,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org,
        brcm80211-dev-list.pdl@...adcom.com,
        SHA-cyfmac-dev-list@...ineon.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] brcmfmac: Replace zero-length array with flexible array
 member

Len Baker <len.baker@....com> 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] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flexible_array_member
> [2] https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/v5.14/process/deprecated.html#zero-length-and-one-element-arrays
> 
> Signed-off-by: Len Baker <len.baker@....com>
> Reviewed-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavoars@...nel.org>

Patch applied to wireless-drivers-next.git, thanks.

3fd445a4d49f brcmfmac: Replace zero-length array with flexible array member

-- 
https://patchwork.kernel.org/project/linux-wireless/patch/20210904092217.2848-1-len.baker@gmx.com/

https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/documentation/submittingpatches

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