Commit 4d67d860 authored by Thomas Meyer's avatar Thomas Meyer Committed by Linus Torvalds

mm: use kcalloc() instead of kzalloc() to allocate array

The advantage of kcalloc is, that will prevent integer overflows which
could result from the multiplication of number of elements and size and
it is also a bit nicer to read.

The semantic patch that makes this change is available in default avatarThomas Meyer <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent f6238818
......@@ -2375,8 +2375,8 @@ struct vm_struct **pcpu_get_vm_areas(const unsigned long *offsets,
return NULL;
vms = kzalloc(sizeof(vms[0]) * nr_vms, GFP_KERNEL);
vas = kzalloc(sizeof(vas[0]) * nr_vms, GFP_KERNEL);
vms = kcalloc(nr_vms, sizeof(vms[0]), GFP_KERNEL);
vas = kcalloc(nr_vms, sizeof(vas[0]), GFP_KERNEL);
if (!vas || !vms)
goto err_free2;
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