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SubjectRe: [-mm patch] make kcalloc() a static inline
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On Monday 15 August 2005 11:14, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-08-15 at 11:06 +0300, Denis Vlasenko wrote:
>
> > > +static inline void *kcalloc(size_t n, size_t size, unsigned int __nocast flags)
> > > +{
> > > + if (n != 0 && size > INT_MAX / n)
> > > + return NULL;
> > > + return kzalloc(n * size, flags);
> > > +}
>
> > Can you conditionalize it on __builtin_constant_p(n) ?
> > Otherwise with variable n you have 3 oprations in inlined
> > code, one of them a division.
>
> you can't conditionalize the security check really. If it's constant,
> gcc will optimize it anyway, and if it's not constant you for sure want
> the check there...

Sure, I don't want to disable the check. I want that check to be
in _non-inlined function_.

static inline void *kcalloc(size_t n, size_t size, unsigned int __nocast flags)
{
if (__builtin_constant_p(n)) {
if (n != 0 && size > INT_MAX / n)
return NULL;
return kzalloc(n * size, flags);
}
return kcalloc_helper(n, size, flags);
}

void *kcalloc_helper(size_t n, size_t size, unsigned int __nocast flags)
{
if (n != 0 && size > INT_MAX / n)
return NULL;
return kzalloc(n * size, flags);
}
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vda

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