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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC v2] slab: introduce kmalloc_array
On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 4:55 PM, Xi Wang <> wrote:
> On Feb 10, 2012, at 8:11 AM, Alexey Dobriyan wrote:

>> Also, it could be written more "robust" against people who will make
>> sizeof() the first argument with __builtin_constant_p().


If one dimension is constant, limit should be divided by it, so
compiler would have less chance
to screw up compile time evaluation.

Also, gfp_t mask could be made first argument if we ever want to
expand it to >2 dimensional arrays
without adding kaalloc3().

> Do you mean something like this?
>  BUILD_BUG_ON(__builtin_constant_p(n));
> or
>  BUILD_BUG_ON(__builtin_constant_p(n) && !__builtin_constant_p(size));
> - xi
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