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Subject[PATCH v2] efivarfs: 'efivarfs_file_write' function reorganization
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This reorganization:

Removes useless 'bytes' prior assignment.

Uses 'memdup_user' instead 'kmalloc' + 'copy_from_user'.

Signed-off-by: Geyslan G. Bem <geyslan@gmail.com>
---
fs/efivarfs/file.c | 13 ++++---------
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/efivarfs/file.c b/fs/efivarfs/file.c
index 8dd524f..cdb2971 100644
--- a/fs/efivarfs/file.c
+++ b/fs/efivarfs/file.c
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ static ssize_t efivarfs_file_write(struct file *file,
u32 attributes;
struct inode *inode = file->f_mapping->host;
unsigned long datasize = count - sizeof(attributes);
- ssize_t bytes = 0;
+ ssize_t bytes;
bool set = false;

if (count < sizeof(attributes))
@@ -33,14 +33,9 @@ static ssize_t efivarfs_file_write(struct file *file,
if (attributes & ~(EFI_VARIABLE_MASK))
return -EINVAL;

- data = kmalloc(datasize, GFP_KERNEL);
- if (!data)
- return -ENOMEM;
-
- if (copy_from_user(data, userbuf + sizeof(attributes), datasize)) {
- bytes = -EFAULT;
- goto out;
- }
+ data = memdup_user(userbuf + sizeof(attributes), datasize);
+ if (IS_ERR(data))
+ return PTR_ERR(data);

bytes = efivar_entry_set_get_size(var, attributes, &datasize,
data, &set);
--
1.8.4


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