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Date:   Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:58:06 +0200
From:   Luciano Coelho <luciano.coelho@...el.com>
To:     "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@...eddedor.com>,
        Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@...el.com>,
        Emmanuel Grumbach <emmanuel.grumbach@...el.com>,
        Intel Linux Wireless <linuxwifi@...el.com>,
        Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:     linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] iwlwifi: eeprom-parse: use struct_size() in kzalloc()

On Tue, 2019-01-08 at 11:17 -0600, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
> One of the more common cases of allocation size calculations is
> finding the
> size of a structure that has a zero-sized array at the end, along
> with memory
> for some number of elements for that array. For example:
> 
> struct foo {
>     int stuff;
>     void *entry[];
> };
> 
> instance = kzalloc(sizeof(struct foo) + sizeof(void *) * count,
> GFP_KERNEL);
> 
> Instead of leaving these open-coded and prone to type mistakes, we
> can now
> use the new struct_size() helper:
> 
> instance = kzalloc(struct_size(instance, entry, count), GFP_KERNEL);
> 
> This code was detected with the help of Coccinelle.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo@...eddedor.com>
> ---

Applied to our internal tree, thanks! It will reach the mainline
following our normal upstreaming process.

--
Luca.

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