[PATCH] [MTD] kmalloc + memzero -> kzalloc conversion
joern at wohnheim.fh-wedel.de
Sun Oct 2 08:07:48 EDT 2005
On Sat, 1 October 2005 12:04:59 +0400, Artem B. Bityutskiy wrote:
> Deepak Saxena wrote:
> >I see it more as an API usage cleanup then a "fix" of any sort.
> Well, actually it may be helpful in only future, for example, if it is
> known that the allocated memory is zero-filled already, memzero() may be
> avoided at all.
Even today, kzalloc() takes less code than kmalloc() + memset().
Shrinks your binary size by a tiny amount.
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