Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:36:13 -0800 From: Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org> To: Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com> Cc: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>, Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, Matthew Wilcox <mawilcox@...rosoft.com>, Linux-MM <linux-mm@...ck.org>, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, Kernel Hardening <kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] Add kvzalloc_struct to complement kvzalloc_array On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 11:32:45AM -0800, Joe Perches wrote: > On Wed, 2018-02-14 at 11:23 -0800, Kees Cook wrote: > > On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 10:47 AM, Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com> wrote: > > > I think expanding the number of allocation functions > > > is not necessary. > > > > I think removing common mispatterns in favor of overflow-protected > > allocation functions makes sense. > > Function symmetry matters too. > > These allocation functions are specific to kvz<foo> > and are not symmetric for k<foo>, v<foo>, devm_<foo> > <foo>_node, and the like. If somebody wants them, then we can add them.
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