Linux Kernels

gpio: timberdale: Improve a size determination

This change “gpio: timberdale: Improve a size determination” (commit 2c3087e) in Linux kernel is authored by Markus Elfring <elfring [at] users.sourceforge.net> on Sat Feb 10 21:13:28 2018 +0100.

Description of "gpio: timberdale: Improve a size determination"

The change “gpio: timberdale: Improve a size determination” introduces changes as follows.

gpio: timberdale: Improve a size determination

Replace the specification of a data structure by a pointer dereference
as the parameter for the operator "sizeof" to make the corresponding size
determination a bit safer according to the Linux coding style convention.

This issue was detected by using the Coccinelle software.

Signed-off-by: Markus Elfring <elfring@users.sourceforge.net>
Signed-off-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij@linaro.org>

Linux kernel releases containing commit 2c3087e

The Linux kernel releases containing this commit are as follows.

Linux kernel code changes from "gpio: timberdale: Improve a size determination"

There are 2 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.

 drivers/gpio/gpio-timberdale.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
 
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-timberdale.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-timberdale.c
index ff155e437210..6520a8475910 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-timberdale.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-timberdale.c
@@ -238,7 +238,7 @@ static int timbgpio_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
 		return -EINVAL;
 	}
 
-	tgpio = devm_kzalloc(dev, sizeof(struct timbgpio), GFP_KERNEL);
+	tgpio = devm_kzalloc(dev, sizeof(*tgpio), GFP_KERNEL);
 	if (!tgpio)
 		return -EINVAL;
 

The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 2c3087e (patch).

Last modified: 2020/01/11 09:36