Re: [PATCH] staging: Change kzalloc to kcalloc

From: Måns Rullgård
Date: Thu Jul 24 2014 - 12:48:06 EST

Nick Krause <xerofoify@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:34 PM, Måns Rullgård <mans@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Nick Krause <xerofoify@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>> On Thu, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:15 PM, Måns Rullgård <mans@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>>>> On Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:47:25 -0400
>>>>> Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>>> The three parameters are the number of elements, the size of each individual
>>>>>> element, and then finally the flags used on how to allocate that memory.
>>>>>> I have to say, you did get the flags part correct.
>>>>>> Now lets look at what you did. For the size you had:
>>>>> That should have read "For the count you had:"
>>>>> Oh well, you get my point anyway.
>>>> I have some doubts about the last bit.
>>> I am have this discussion with other kernel developers and just
>>> because I send out one patch as a newbie like this doesn't mean I
>>> don't known C.
>> Now I no longer have doubts; I know for certain that the point didn't
>> get across.
> I get your point try other things but I talked to other kernel
> developers and most of them seemed to get this feedback to when they
> started.

Most kernel devs most certainly did NOT get started by spamming lkml
with unnecessary and incorrect patches despite being repeatedly told to
go away and stop wasting everybody's time.

Måns Rullgård
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