Re: [PATCH 24/54] md/raid1: Improve another size determination in setup_conf()

From: Richard Weinberger
Date: Thu Oct 06 2016 - 05:29:29 EST

On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 11:22 AM, SF Markus Elfring
<elfring@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> From: Markus Elfring <elfring@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2016 21:46:18 +0200
> Replace the specification of a data structure by a pointer dereference
> as the parameter for the operator "sizeof" to make the corresponding size
> determination a bit safer.

Isn't this pure matter of taste?
Some developers prefer sizeof(*ptr) because it is easier to type, other
developers prefer sizeof(struct foo) because you can determine the type
at first sight and makes review more easy.