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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kernel: time: use ARRAY_SIZE macro in timecompare.c
On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 12:27:08AM +0100, Nikitas Angelinas wrote:
>
>
> On Sun, 22 Aug 2010, Dmitry Torokhov wrote:
>
> > On Aug 22, 2010, at 4:43 PM, Nikitas Angelinas
> > <nikitasangelinas@googlemail.com> wrote:
> >
> > >Replace sizeof(buffer)/sizeof(buffer[0]) with ARRAY_SIZE(buffer) in
> > >kernel/time/timecompare.c
> > >
> > >Signed-off-by: Nikitas Angelinas <nikitasangelinas@googlemail.com>
> > >---
> > >kernel/time/timecompare.c | 5 +++--
> > >1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > >
> > >diff --git a/kernel/time/timecompare.c b/kernel/time/timecompare.c
> > >index ac38fbb..a9ae369 100644
> > >--- a/kernel/time/timecompare.c
> > >+++ b/kernel/time/timecompare.c
> > >@@ -21,6 +21,7 @@
> > >#include <linux/module.h>
> > >#include <linux/slab.h>
> > >#include <linux/math64.h>
> > >+#include <linux/kernel.h>
> > >
> > >/*
> > >* fixed point arithmetic scale factor for skew
> > >@@ -57,11 +58,11 @@ int timecompare_offset(struct timecompare *sync,
> > > int index;
> > > int num_samples = sync->num_samples;
> > >
> > >- if (num_samples > sizeof(buffer)/sizeof(buffer[0])) {
> > >+ if (num_samples > ARRAY_SIZE(buffer)) {
> > > samples = kmalloc(sizeof(*samples) * num_samples, GFP_ATOMIC);
> >
> > That should be kcalloc while you are at it.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > --
> > Dmitry
> >
> >
>
> Thanks for pointing that out; however, the code as is does not do a
> memset to 0; is it worth using kcalloc in this case considering it has
> to go through an 'unlikely' and a subsequent memset?
>

Ah, I see. Ignore me then.

Thanks.

--
Dmitry


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