[PATCH 08/23] cx25840: Replace memcpy with struct assignment

From: Ezequiel Garcia
Date: Tue Oct 23 2012 - 15:58:49 EST

This kind of memcpy() is error-prone. Its replacement with a struct
assignment is prefered because it's type-safe and much easier to read.

Found by coccinelle. Hand patched and reviewed.
Tested by compilation only.

A simplified version of the semantic match that finds this problem is as
follows: (http://coccinelle.lip6.fr/)

// <smpl>
identifier struct_name;
struct struct_name to;
struct struct_name from;
expression E;
-memcpy(&(to), &(from), E);
+to = from;
// </smpl>

Signed-off-by: Peter Senna Tschudin <peter.senna@xxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Ezequiel Garcia <elezegarcia@xxxxxxxxx>
drivers/media/i2c/cx25840/cx25840-ir.c | 6 ++----
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/media/i2c/cx25840/cx25840-ir.c b/drivers/media/i2c/cx25840/cx25840-ir.c
index 38ce76e..9ae977b 100644
--- a/drivers/media/i2c/cx25840/cx25840-ir.c
+++ b/drivers/media/i2c/cx25840/cx25840-ir.c
@@ -1251,13 +1251,11 @@ int cx25840_ir_probe(struct v4l2_subdev *sd)
cx25840_write4(ir_state->c, CX25840_IR_IRQEN_REG, 0);

- memcpy(&default_params, &default_rx_params,
- sizeof(struct v4l2_subdev_ir_parameters));
+ default_params = default_rx_params;
v4l2_subdev_call(sd, ir, rx_s_parameters, &default_params);

- memcpy(&default_params, &default_tx_params,
- sizeof(struct v4l2_subdev_ir_parameters));
+ default_params = default_tx_params;
v4l2_subdev_call(sd, ir, tx_s_parameters, &default_params);

return 0;

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