Re: [PATCH net] net: switchdev: zero-initialize struct switchdev_notifier_fdb_info emitted by drivers towards the bridge

From: Vladimir Oltean
Date: Tue Aug 10 2021 - 04:16:30 EST

Hi Leon,

On Tue, Aug 10, 2021 at 09:50:41AM +0300, Leon Romanovsky wrote:
> > + memset(&send_info, 0, sizeof(send_info));
> This can be written simpler.
> struct switchdev_notifier_fdb_info send_info = {};
> In all places.

Because the structure contains a sub-structure, I believe that a
compound literal initializer would require additional braces for the
initialization of its sub-objects too. At least I know that expressions
like that have attracted the attention of clang people in the past:
So I went for the 'unambiguous' path.