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Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2023 18:36:11 +0300
From: Andy Shevchenko <>
To: Kartik <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 1/8] mm/util: Introduce kmemdup_array() to duplicate an array

On Wed, Oct 11, 2023 at 2:17 PM Kartik <> wrote:
> Introduce function kmemdup_array(), that will copy `n` number of
> elements from a given array `src` to `dst`.
> On success, kmemdup_array() returns 0 and copy the elements from `src`
> to newly allocated array `dst`, it also stores number of elements
> copied from `src` array to `dst_count` parameter. On failure, this
> returns a negative integer value containing the error value.

Hmm... Why is it so complicated?

Can it be as simple as

  return kmemdup(size_mul());


With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko

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