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Date:   Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:02:27 +0100
From:   Marcel Holtmann <marcel@...tmann.org>
To:     "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@...eddedor.com>
Cc:     Johan Hedberg <johan.hedberg@...il.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        linux-bluetooth@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH][next] Bluetooth: a2mp: Use struct_size() helper

Hi Gustavo,

> 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;
>    struct boo entry[];
> };
> 
> size = sizeof(struct foo) + count * sizeof(struct boo);
> instance = alloc(size, GFP_KERNEL)
> 
> Instead of leaving these open-coded and prone to type mistakes, we can
> now use the new struct_size() helper:
> 
> size = struct_size(instance, entry, count);
> instance = alloc(size, GFP_KERNEL)
> 
> This code was detected with the help of Coccinelle.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo@...eddedor.com>
> ---
> net/bluetooth/a2mp.c | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

patch has been applied to bluetooth-next tree.

Regards

Marcel

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