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From: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>
To: Andrew Cooper <andrew.cooper3@citrix.com>
Cc: "George Dunlap" <george.dunlap@citrix.com>,
	"Ian Jackson" <iwj@xenproject.org>,
	"Julien Grall" <julien@xen.org>,
	"Stefano Stabellini" <sstabellini@kernel.org>,
	"Wei Liu" <wl@xen.org>, "Roger Pau Monné" <roger.pau@citrix.com>,
	"xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org" <xen-devel@lists.xenproject.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 0/8] assorted replacement of x[mz]alloc_bytes()
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 11:44:04 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <23d61389-3fb8-675c-8291-de7189af56d4@suse.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <40d373eb-d7c2-27f9-df20-a7fecbe519a5@citrix.com>

On 21.04.2021 17:23, Andrew Cooper wrote:
> On 21/04/2021 15:54, Jan Beulich wrote:
>> In the long run I think we want to do away with these type-unsafe
>> interfaces, the more that they also request (typically) excess
>> alignment. This series of entirely independent patches is
>> eliminating the instances where it's relatively clear that they're
>> not just "blob" allocations.
>>
>> v2 only has commit messages extended.
>>
>> 1: x86/MCE: avoid effectively open-coding xmalloc_array()
>> 2: x86/HVM: avoid effectively open-coding xmalloc_array()
>> 3: x86/oprofile: avoid effectively open-coding xmalloc_array()
>> 4: x86/IRQ: avoid over-alignment in alloc_pirq_struct()
>> 5: EFI/runtime: avoid effectively open-coding xmalloc_array()
>> 6: kexec: avoid effectively open-coding xzalloc_flex_struct()
>> 7: video/lfb: avoid effectively open-coding xzalloc_array()
>> 8: Arm/optee: don't open-code xzalloc_flex_struct()
> 
> I'm tempted to nack this, but for now will go with a firm -2 to the
> whole series.

I wonder whether you really mean the whole series - patch 8 clearly
matches the pattern of two of the v1 patches that you did ack yourself.

Jan


      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-04-23  9:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-21 14:54 Jan Beulich
2021-04-21 14:56 ` [PATCH v2 1/8] x86/MCE: avoid effectively open-coding xmalloc_array() Jan Beulich
2021-04-21 14:56 ` [PATCH v2 2/8] x86/HVM: " Jan Beulich
2021-04-21 14:57 ` [PATCH v2 3/8] x86/oprofile: " Jan Beulich
2021-04-21 14:57 ` [PATCH v2 4/8] x86/IRQ: avoid over-alignment in alloc_pirq_struct() Jan Beulich
2021-04-21 14:58 ` [PATCH v2 5/8] EFI/runtime: avoid effectively open-coding x{m,z}alloc_array() Jan Beulich
2021-04-21 14:58 ` [PATCH v2 6/8] kexec: avoid effectively open-coding xzalloc_flex_struct() Jan Beulich
2021-04-21 14:59 ` [PATCH v2 7/8] video/lfb: avoid effectively open-coding xzalloc_array() Jan Beulich
2021-04-21 14:59 ` [PATCH v2 8/8] Arm/optee: don't open-code xzalloc_flex_struct() Jan Beulich
2021-05-03 13:53   ` Ping: " Jan Beulich
2021-05-04 23:49     ` Volodymyr Babchuk
2021-04-21 15:23 ` [PATCH v2 0/8] assorted replacement of x[mz]alloc_bytes() Andrew Cooper
2021-04-21 15:32   ` Jan Beulich
2021-04-23  9:44   ` Jan Beulich [this message]

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