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SubjectRe: [PATCH] md: raid10: Use struct_size() in kmalloc()
On Tue, Jun 4, 2019 at 3:47 PM 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 foo {
> int stuff;
> struct boo entry[];
> };
>
> instance = kmalloc(size, GFP_KERNEL);
>
> Instead of leaving these open-coded and prone to type mistakes, we can
> now use the new struct_size() helper:
>
> instance = kmalloc(struct_size(instance, entry, count), GFP_KERNEL);
>
> This code was detected with the help of Coccinelle.
>
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo A. R. Silva <gustavo@embeddedor.com>

Applied to my md-next tree.

Thanks,
Song

> ---
> drivers/md/raid10.c | 3 +--
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/md/raid10.c b/drivers/md/raid10.c
> index aea11476fee6..3caafd433163 100644
> --- a/drivers/md/raid10.c
> +++ b/drivers/md/raid10.c
> @@ -4780,8 +4780,7 @@ static int handle_reshape_read_error(struct mddev *mddev,
> int idx = 0;
> struct page **pages;
>
> - r10b = kmalloc(sizeof(*r10b) +
> - sizeof(struct r10dev) * conf->copies, GFP_NOIO);
> + r10b = kmalloc(struct_size(r10b, devs, conf->copies), GFP_NOIO);
> if (!r10b) {
> set_bit(MD_RECOVERY_INTR, &mddev->recovery);
> return -ENOMEM;
> --
> 2.21.0
>

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