Re: [PATCH] SCSI, pmcraid: Fix kmalloc() argument order in pmcraid_chr_ioctl()

From: richard -rw- weinberger
Date: Mon Oct 24 2011 - 19:03:38 EST

On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 12:54 AM, Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 12:50:08AM +0200, richard -rw- weinberger wrote:
>  > BTW: What about a rule to detect such a misuse of kmalloc()?
>  > We could grep for "k[mzc]alloc(GFP_".
> Make sure to ignore bio_kmalloc (which has reverse argument order to kmalloc, ugh)

Hmmm, maybe we should "fix" the argument order of bio_kmalloc().
But as this function is exported we'd silently break some out-of-tree
kernel modules....

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