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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next] ipvs: Use struct_size() helper
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On 2/11/19 5:40 PM, Pablo Neira Ayuso wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 08, 2019 at 10:56:48AM +0100, Simon Horman wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 07, 2019 at 06:44:56PM -0600, Gustavo A. R. Silva wrote:
>>> One of the more common cases of allocation size calculations is finding
>>> the size of a structure that has a zero-sized array at the end, along
>>> with memory for some number of elements for that array. For example:
>>>
>>> struct foo {
>>> int stuff;
>>> struct boo entry[];
>>> };
>>>
>>> size = sizeof(struct foo) + count * sizeof(struct boo);
>>> instance = alloc(size, GFP_KERNEL)
>>>
>>> Instead of leaving these open-coded and prone to type mistakes, we can
>>> now use the new struct_size() helper:
>>>
>>> size = struct_size(instance, entry, count);
>>>
>>> This code was detected with the help of Coccinelle.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo@embeddedor.com>
>>
>> Acked-by: Simon Horman <horms+renesas@verge.net.au>
>>
>> Pablo, could you consider applying this?
>
> Applied, thanks!
>

Thank you both, Simon and Pablo.

--
Gustavo

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