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From: Alan <>
To: "Robert P. J. Day" <>
Cc: "Ahmed S. Darwish" <>,
	Rolf Eike Beer <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.20-rc3] TTY_IO: Remove unnecessary kmalloc casts
Date: Fri, 5 Jan 2007 10:51:13 +0000
Message-ID: <20070105105113.120d72c9@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0701050513360.23145@localhost.localdomain>

> represents a kmalloc->kzalloc cleanup (there's lots of those), and
> also see if you can replace one of these:
>   sizeof(struct blah)
> with one of these:
>   sizeof(*blahptr)

Patches that do this will get rejected by the tty maintainer in favour of
the clarity of the sizeof(struct xyz) format 8)

Ahmed - if you can send me a patch for the tty_io/tty_ioctl code which
switches to kzalloc where it makes sense and removes un-needed casts I'll
review it and push the bits that look sane upstream. 


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Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-05  6:36 Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-05  6:56 ` Robert P. J. Day
2007-01-05  7:14   ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-05  8:10 ` Rolf Eike Beer
2007-01-05 10:06   ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-05 10:18     ` Robert P. J. Day
2007-01-05 10:39       ` Pekka Enberg
2007-01-05 10:51       ` Alan [this message]
2007-01-05 10:41         ` Robert P. J. Day
2007-01-05 11:03         ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-06  2:36       ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-06  7:35         ` Robert P. J. Day
2007-01-05 10:26     ` Rolf Eike Beer
2007-01-05 10:32       ` Ahmed S. Darwish
2007-01-05 11:54         ` Rolf Eike Beer

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