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SubjectRe: [PATCH] staging: Change kzalloc to kcalloc
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Nick Krause <xerofoify@gmail.com> writes:

> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:34 PM, Måns Rullgård <mans@mansr.com> wrote:
>> Nick Krause <xerofoify@gmail.com> writes:
>>
>>> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:15 PM, Måns Rullgård <mans@mansr.com> wrote:
>>>> Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> writes:
>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:47:25 -0400
>>>>> Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> The three parameters are the number of elements, the size of each individual
>>>>>> element, and then finally the flags used on how to allocate that memory.
>>>>>> I have to say, you did get the flags part correct.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Now lets look at what you did. For the size you had:
>>>>>
>>>>> That should have read "For the count you had:"
>>>>>
>>>>> Oh well, you get my point anyway.
>>>>
>>>> I have some doubts about the last bit.
>>>
>>> I am have this discussion with other kernel developers and just
>>> because I send out one patch as a newbie like this doesn't mean I
>>> don't known C.
>>
>> Now I no longer have doubts; I know for certain that the point didn't
>> get across.
>
> I get your point try other things but I talked to other kernel
> developers and most of them seemed to get this feedback to when they
> started.

Most kernel devs most certainly did NOT get started by spamming lkml
with unnecessary and incorrect patches despite being repeatedly told to
go away and stop wasting everybody's time.

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Måns Rullgård
mans@mansr.com
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