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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drm/i915: Use kcalloc instead of kzalloc to allocate array
On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 10:08:00PM +0100, Thomas Meyer wrote:
> The advantage of kcalloc is, that will prevent integer overflows which could
> result from the multiplication of number of elements and size and it is also
> a bit nicer to read.
>
> The semantic patch that makes this change is available
> in https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/11/25/107
>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Meyer <thomas@m3y3r.de>

Queued for -next, thanks for the patch.
-Daniel

> ---
>
> diff -u -p a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_bios.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_bios.c
> --- a/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_bios.c 2011-11-13 11:07:23.820113543 +0100
> +++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/i915/intel_bios.c 2011-11-28 19:49:51.443206904 +0100
> @@ -572,7 +572,7 @@ parse_device_mapping(struct drm_i915_pri
> DRM_DEBUG_KMS("no child dev is parsed from VBT\n");
> return;
> }
> - dev_priv->child_dev = kzalloc(sizeof(*p_child) * count, GFP_KERNEL);
> + dev_priv->child_dev = kcalloc(count, sizeof(*p_child), GFP_KERNEL);
> if (!dev_priv->child_dev) {
> DRM_DEBUG_KMS("No memory space for child device\n");
> return;
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Daniel Vetter
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