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Date:	Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:22:50 +0100
From:	Al Viro <viro@...IV.linux.org.uk>
To:	Rob Jones <rob.jones@...ethink.co.uk>
Cc:	Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@...il.com>,
	Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fs: replace int param with size_t for seq_open_private()

On Mon, Sep 01, 2014 at 03:38:51PM +0100, Rob Jones wrote:
> >>kmalloc where it is expected to be a size_t.
> >
> >Which is a mistake too because allocations are never that large.
> 
> Yet.

*raised eyebrow*

You do realize that kmalloc() gives physically contiguous allocation, right?
And refuses to allocate more than KMALLOC_MAX_SIZE, while we are at it.
With allocations anywhere near such range being very heavily discouraged.

There might or might not be point in using size_t for kmalloc() argument,
but "future-proofing" isn't it.
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