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Subject[PATCH 2/3] preferred form for passing a size to memory allocation routines[staging sm7xx]
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The preferred form for passing a size of a struct is the following:
p = kmalloc(sizeof(*p), ...);
Please refer Documentation/Codingstyle chapter 14
Signed-off-by: anish kumar<anish198519851985@gmail.com>
Acked-by: Harry Wei <harryxiyou@gmail.com>
---
drivers/staging/sm7xx/smtcfb.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/staging/sm7xx/smtcfb.c b/drivers/staging/sm7xx/smtcfb.c
index 1aca0cb..c41d2f7 100644
--- a/drivers/staging/sm7xx/smtcfb.c
+++ b/drivers/staging/sm7xx/smtcfb.c
@@ -714,7 +714,7 @@ static struct smtcfb_info *smtc_alloc_fb_info(struct pci_dev *dev,
{
struct smtcfb_info *sfb;

- sfb = kzalloc(sizeof(struct smtcfb_info), GFP_KERNEL);
+ sfb = kzalloc(sizeof(*sfb), GFP_KERNEL);

if (!sfb)
return NULL;
--
1.7.0.4






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