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    SubjectRe: Uninline kcalloc
    On Tue, 14 Feb 2012, Pekka Enberg wrote:

    > Me neither. I don't think Christoph's SAFE_ARRAY_SIZE() suggestion
    > makes much sense, really. It's more verbose, less obvious API, and
    > doesn't really deal with the overflow case cleanly.

    IMHO Having a function to deal with the overflow of a multiplication and
    then do an allocation based on the result is a conflation of two different
    things that need to be separate. kcalloc only exists because there is
    an ancient user space function that somehow got a second parameter instead
    of just using the same as malloc().

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