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Date:	Tue, 23 Dec 2014 21:39:32 -0800
From:	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:	Rohith Seelaboyina <rseelaboyina@...dia.com>
Cc:	balbi@...com, gregkh@...uxfoundation.org, mina86@...a86.com,
	r.baldyga@...sung.com, andrzej.p@...sung.com,
	david.a.cohen@...ux.intel.com, linux-usb@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] usb: gadget: ffs: Fix sparse error

On Wed, 2014-12-24 at 10:59 +0530, Rohith Seelaboyina wrote:
> Dynamic memory allocation through kmalloc is more safer
> than declaring variable array size, Fix this error by
> using kmalloc for memory allocation, Check if memory
> allocation is successful and return -ENOMEM on failure.
[]
> diff --git a/drivers/usb/gadget/function/f_fs.c b/drivers/usb/gadget/function/f_fs.c
[]
> @@ -397,10 +397,15 @@ static ssize_t __ffs_ep0_read_events(struct ffs_data *ffs, char __user *buf,
>  	 * We are holding ffs->ev.waitq.lock and ffs->mutex and we need
>  	 * to release them.
>  	 */
> -	struct usb_functionfs_event events[n];
>  	unsigned i = 0;
> +	int ret;
> +	struct usb_functionfs_event *events = kmalloc(n *
> +			sizeof(struct usb_functionfs_event), GFP_KERNEL);
> +
> +	if (unlikely(!events))
> +		return -ENOMEM;
>  
> -	memset(events, 0, sizeof events);
> +	memset(events, 0, n * sizeof(*events));

kcalloc without memset please.


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