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SubjectRe: [PATCH] type safe allocator

On Aug 2 2007 16:06, Bernd Petrovitsch wrote:
>> thrice in some cases like alloc_struct(struct task_struct, GFP_KERNEL)
>
>Save the explicit "struct" and put it into the macro (and force people
>to not use typedefs).
>
>#define alloc_struct(type, flags) ((type *)kmalloc(sizeof(struct type), (flags)))

#define alloc_struct(type, flags) ((struct type *)kmalloc(sizeof(struct type), (flags)))

>Obious drawback: We may need alloc_union().
>SCNR.

And we still don't have something to allocate a bunch of ints.
[kmalloc(sizeof(int)*5,GFP)]


Jan
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