On 21-01-24, 11:43, Erick Archer wrote:
> As noted in the "Deprecated Interfaces, Language Features, Attributes,
> and Conventions" documentation [1], size calculations (especially
> multiplication) should not be performed in memory allocator (or similar)
> function arguments due to the risk of them overflowing. This could lead
> to values wrapping around and a smaller allocation being made than the
> caller was expecting. Using those allocations could lead to linear
> overflows of heap memory and other misbehaviors.
> So, in the example code use the purpose specific kcalloc() function
> instead of the argument size * count in the kzalloc() function.
> At the same time, modify the translations accordingly.
> Link: 
> https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/next/process/deprecated.html#open-coded-arithmetic-in-allocator-arguments
>  [1]
> Link: https://github.com/KSPP/linux/issues/162
> Signed-off-by: Erick Archer <erick.arc...@gmx.com>

Applied. Thanks.


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