Re: [PATCH] Remove VLAIS usage from gadget code - alternate patch

From: Behan Webster
Date: Tue Sep 24 2013 - 17:12:20 EST

On 09/24/13 13:56, charlebm@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
From: Mark Charlebois <charlebm@xxxxxxxxx>

The use of variable length arrays in structs (VLAIS) in the Linux Kernel code
precludes the use of compilers which don't implement VLAIS (for instance the
Clang compiler). This alternate patch calculates offsets into the kmalloc-ed
memory buffer using macros. The previous patch required multiple kmalloc and
kfree calls.

Signed-off-by: Mark Charlebois <charlebm@xxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Behan Webster <behanw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
This one uses macros and carves up a single piece of memory from one kmalloc.


Behan Webster

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