Re: make checkpatch warn about memset with swapped arguments.

From: Steven Rostedt
Date: Thu Mar 17 2011 - 18:05:18 EST

On Thu, 2011-03-17 at 14:57 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:

> I'm OK with switching from memset to bzero as the preferred way of
> clearing memory (shorter, clearer, not susceptible to the arg reversal
> bug). Is Linus?

I suspect that a lot of memset(foo, 0, size); are before a kmalloc and
can also be replaced with kzalloc();

-- Steve

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