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Date:   Tue, 12 May 2020 08:53:36 +0000 (UTC)
From:   Kalle Valo <>
To:     "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>
Cc:     Jussi Kivilinna <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,,,,
        "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH][next] rndis_wlan: Remove logically dead code

"Gustavo A. R. Silva" <> wrote:

> caps_buf is always of size sizeof(*caps) because
> sizeof(caps->auth_encr_pair) * 16 is always zero. Notice
> that when using zero-length arrays, sizeof evaluates to zero[1].
> So, the code introduced by 
> commit 0308383f9591 ("rndis_wlan: get max_num_pmkids from device")
> is logically dead, hence is never executed and can be removed. As a
> consequence, the rest of the related code can be refactored a bit.
> Notice that this code has been out there since March 2010.
> [1]
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <>

Patch applied to wireless-drivers-next.git, thanks.

485c64be7152 rndis_wlan: Remove logically dead code


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