[2/4] gpio: Remove VLA from MAX3191X driver

Message ID 20180310001021.6437-3-labbott@redhat.com
State New
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  • VLA removal from the GPIO subsystem
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Commit Message

Laura Abbott March 10, 2018, 12:10 a.m.
The new challenge is to remove VLAs from the kernel
(see https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/3/7/621)

This patch replaces several a VLA with an appropriate call to
kmalloc_array.

Signed-off-by: Laura Abbott <labbott@redhat.com>
---
 drivers/gpio/gpio-max3191x.c | 7 ++++++-
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Comments

Linus Walleij March 26, 2018, 9:07 a.m. | #1
On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 1:10 AM, Laura Abbott <labbott@redhat.com> wrote:

>
> The new challenge is to remove VLAs from the kernel
> (see https://lkml.org/lkml/2018/3/7/621)
>
> This patch replaces several a VLA with an appropriate call to
> kmalloc_array.
>
> Signed-off-by: Laura Abbott <labbott@redhat.com>

Patch applied.

It's very simple and straight-forward after all.

Yours,
Linus Walleij
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Patch

diff --git a/drivers/gpio/gpio-max3191x.c b/drivers/gpio/gpio-max3191x.c
index f74b1072e84b..b5b9cb1fda50 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/gpio-max3191x.c
+++ b/drivers/gpio/gpio-max3191x.c
@@ -315,12 +315,17 @@  static void gpiod_set_array_single_value_cansleep(unsigned int ndescs,
 						  struct gpio_desc **desc,
 						  int value)
 {
-	int i, values[ndescs];
+	int i, *values;
+
+	values = kmalloc_array(ndescs, sizeof(*values), GFP_KERNEL);
+	if (!values)
+		return;
 
 	for (i = 0; i < ndescs; i++)
 		values[i] = value;
 
 	gpiod_set_array_value_cansleep(ndescs, desc, values);
+	kfree(values);
 }
 
 static struct gpio_descs *devm_gpiod_get_array_optional_count(