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Date:   Fri, 24 Sep 2021 11:20:59 +0000 (UTC)
From:   Kalle Valo <>
To:     Len Baker <>
Cc:     Arend van Spriel <>,
        Franky Lin <>,
        Hante Meuleman <>,
        Chi-hsien Lin <>,
        Wright Feng <>,
        Chung-hsien Hsu <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Len Baker <>,
        "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>,
        Kees Cook <>,
        Shawn Guo <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] brcmfmac: Replace zero-length array with flexible array

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 <>

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

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


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