Re: [PATCH] efivarfs: 'efivarfs_file_write' function reorganization

From: Matt Fleming
Date: Wed Oct 30 2013 - 08:39:04 EST

On Mon, 14 Oct, at 03:37:17PM, Geyslan G. Bem wrote:
> This reorganization:
> Adds 'attrsize' variable to make the code cleaner and more
> understandable, replacing all 'sizeof(attributes)'.
> Removes 'bytes' prior assignment due this new approach.
> Uses 'memdup_user' instead 'kmalloc' + 'copy_from_user'.
> Signed-off-by: Geyslan G. Bem <geyslan@xxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> fs/efivarfs/file.c | 23 +++++++++--------------
> 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)

Hmm.. I'm not convinced this is much of an improvement. I think removing
'sizeof(attributes)' actually makes the code harder to read.

Matt Fleming, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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