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Date:   Fri, 12 May 2017 06:04:40 +0100
From:   Al Viro <>
To:     SF Markus Elfring <>
        Ivan Kokshaysky <>,
        Matt Turner <>,
        Richard Henderson <>,
        LKML <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] alpha-module: Improve a size determination in

On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 01:54:42PM +0200, SF Markus Elfring wrote:
> From: Markus Elfring <>
> Date: Thu, 11 May 2017 12:54:29 +0200
> Replace the specification of a data structure by a pointer dereference
> as the parameter for the operator "sizeof" to make the corresponding size
> determination a bit safer according to the Linux coding style convention.

It's also making it harder to grep for.  For the record: any patches of
that sort in VFS will be dropped.  Preferably - on their author's toes,
after forcing said author to engrave them on bricks.  Ideally - lead ones...

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