[PATCH] drivers: Conversions from kmalloc+memset to k(z|c)alloc.
jgarzik at pobox.com
Fri Jul 21 03:05:22 EDT 2006
Pekka Enberg wrote:
> On 7/21/06, Rolf Eike Beer <eike-kernel at sf-tec.de> wrote:
>> > - if (!(handle = kmalloc(sizeof(struct input_handle), GFP_KERNEL)))
>> > + handle = kzalloc(sizeof(struct input_handle), GFP_KERNEL);
>> > + if (!handle)
>> > return NULL;
> In general, yes. However, some maintainers don't like that, so I would
> recommend to keep them as-is unless you get a clear ack from the
> maintainer to change it.
Strongly agreed. Follow the style of the existing code as closely as
possible, and resist the temptation of making little "improvements"
while you are doing a task...
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