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Date:   Thu, 20 Oct 2022 08:50:16 +0000
To:     Kees Cook <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] net: ipa: Proactively round up to kmalloc bucket size


This patch was applied to netdev/net-next.git (master)
by Paolo Abeni <>:

On Tue, 18 Oct 2022 02:28:27 -0700 you wrote:
> Instead of discovering the kmalloc bucket size _after_ allocation, round
> up proactively so the allocation is explicitly made for the full size,
> allowing the compiler to correctly reason about the resulting size of
> the buffer through the existing __alloc_size() hint.
> Cc: "David S. Miller" <>
> Cc: Eric Dumazet <>
> Cc: Jakub Kicinski <>
> Cc: Paolo Abeni <>
> Cc:
> Reviewed-by: Alex Elder <>
> Link:
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <>
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - [v3] net: ipa: Proactively round up to kmalloc bucket size

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