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Date:   Tue, 28 Jun 2022 13:38:44 -0600
From:   Jens Axboe <>
To:     "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>,
        Pavel Begunkov <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH][next] io_uring: replace zero-length array with
 flexible-array member

On 6/28/22 1:33 PM, Gustavo A. R. Silva 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].
> [1]
> [2]

Thanks for sending this separately. As mentioned out-of-band, we already
have it like this in the io_uring.h header in liburing.

Applied for 5.20.

Jens Axboe

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