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From: "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>
To: "Aurélien Aptel" <>,
	"Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>,
	"Steve French" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH][next] cifs: cifspdu.h: Replace one-element array with flexible-array member
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 10:13:16 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 3/26/21 10:54, Aurélien Aptel wrote:
> "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <> writes:
>> There is a regular need in the kernel to provide a way to declare having
>> a dynamically sized set of trailing elements in a structure. Kernel code
>> should always use “flexible array members”[1] for these cases. The older
>> style of one-element or zero-length arrays should no longer be used[2].
> I've checked the usages of the struct, looks OK (we don't allocate it
> directly, we use memory from the small/big buff pools).

Awesome. :)

> Reviewed-by: Aurelien Aptel <>

Thank you, Aurelien.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-26 17:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-26  1:11 [PATCH][next] cifs: cifspdu.h: Replace one-element array with flexible-array member Gustavo A. R. Silva
2021-03-26 15:54 ` Aurélien Aptel
2021-03-26 15:13   ` Gustavo A. R. Silva [this message]
2021-04-09  4:23     ` Steve French
2021-04-09  7:06       ` Gustavo A. R. Silva

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