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Date:   Mon, 18 May 2020 10:03:52 -0500
From:   Alex Elder <>
To:     David Miller <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drivers: ipa: use devm_kzalloc for simplicity

On 5/14/20 2:47 PM, David Miller wrote:
> From: Jakub Kicinski <>
> Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 10:15:16 -0700
>> On Wed, 13 May 2020 20:55:20 -0700 Wang Wenhu wrote:
>>> Make a substitution of kzalloc with devm_kzalloc to simplify the
>>> ipa_probe() process.
>>> Signed-off-by: Wang Wenhu <>
>> The code is perfectly fine as is. What problem are you trying to solve?
> I agree, these kinds of transformations are kind of excessive.

I have considered using the devm_*() functions, but if I were to
make such a switch it would be done comprehensively, throughout
the driver.  It is not something I plan to do in the near term


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