lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:34:05 +0100
From:	Måns Rullgård <>
To:	Nick Krause <>
Cc:	Steven Rostedt <>,
	Greg KH <>,
	John Stultz <>,,,,
	Dan Carpenter <>,,
	"devel\" <>,
	"linux-kernel\" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: Change kzalloc to kcalloc

Nick Krause <> writes:

> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:15 PM, Måns Rullgård <> wrote:
>> Steven Rostedt <> writes:
>>> On Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:47:25 -0400
>>> Steven Rostedt <> wrote:
>>>> The three parameters are the number of elements, the size of each individual
>>>> element, and then finally the flags used on how to allocate that memory.
>>>> I have to say, you did get the flags part correct.
>>>> Now lets look at what you did. For the size you had:
>>> That should have read "For the count you had:"
>>> Oh well, you get my point anyway.
>> I have some doubts about the last bit.
> I am have this discussion with other kernel developers and just
> because I send out one patch as a newbie like this doesn't mean I
> don't known C.

Now I no longer have doubts; I know for certain that the point didn't
get across.

Måns Rullgård
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

Powered by blists - more mailing lists