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SubjectRe: [PATCH][next] qtnfmac: Use struct_size() in kzalloc()
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"Gustavo A. R. Silva" <gustavo@embeddedor.com> 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 ieee80211_regdomain {
> ...
> struct ieee80211_reg_rule reg_rules[];
> };
>
> instance = kzalloc(sizeof(*mac->rd) +
> sizeof(struct ieee80211_reg_rule) *
> count, GFP_KERNEL);
>
> Instead of leaving these open-coded and prone to type mistakes, we can
> now use the new struct_size() helper:
>
> instance = kzalloc(struct_size(instance, reg_rules, count), GFP_KERNEL);
>
> This code was detected with the help of Coccinelle.
>
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo@embeddedor.com>
> Reviewed-by: Sergey Matyukevich <sergey.matyukevich.os@quantenna.com>

Patch applied to wireless-drivers-next.git, thanks.

9a1ace64ca3b qtnfmac: Use struct_size() in kzalloc()

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https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10982675/

https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/developers/documentation/submittingpatches

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