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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm/m68k: Eliminate memset after alloc_bootmem_pages
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On Sat, Jul 19, 2014 at 1:35 PM, Himangi Saraogi <himangi774@gmail.com> wrote:
> alloc_bootmem and related functions always return a zeroed region of memory.
> Thus a memset after calls to these functions is unnecessary.
>
> The following Coccinelle semantic patch was used for making the change:
>
> @@
> expression E,E1;
> @@
>
> E = \(alloc_bootmem\|alloc_bootmem_low\|alloc_bootmem_pages\|alloc_bootmem_low_pages\)(...)
> ... when != E
> - memset(E,0,E1);
>
> Signed-off-by: Himangi Saraogi <himangi774@gmail.com>
> Acked-by: Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@lip6.fr>

Thanks, applied and queued for v3.19.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

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