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Date:   Thu, 30 May 2019 14:57:08 -0700
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To:     Benjamin Sherman <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: mt7621-dma: sizeof via pointer dereference

On Thu, May 30, 2019 at 09:41:43PM +0000, Benjamin Sherman wrote:
> Pass the size of a struct into kzalloc by pointer dereference.  This
> complies with the Linux kernel coding style and removes the possibility
> for a bug when the pointer's type is changed.
> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Sherman <>
> ---
> This is my first patch, so please forgive any seemingly obvious
> mistakes.  I apologize if this is the incorrect mailing list.
> ---
>  drivers/staging/mt7621-dma/mtk-hsdma.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

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that scripts/ says to cc:?


greg k-h

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