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Date:   Mon, 25 Feb 2019 16:37:42 -0800 (PST)
From:   David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:     gustavo@...eddedor.com
Cc:     sparclinux@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] sparc: use struct_size() in kzalloc()

From: "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@...eddedor.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2019 10:13:56 -0600

> 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.

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