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[53/91] gcov: simplify buffer allocation

Message ID 20210507010448.TMyKI3xgO%akpm@linux-foundation.org (mailing list archive)
State New
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Series [01/91] alpha: eliminate old-style function definitions | expand

Commit Message

Andrew Morton May 7, 2021, 1:04 a.m. UTC
From: Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>
Subject: gcov: simplify buffer allocation

Use just a single vmalloc() with struct_size() instead of a separate
kmalloc() for the iter struct.

Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20210315235453.b6de4a92096e.Iac40a5166589cefbff8449e466bd1b38ea7a17af@changeid
Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>
Cc: Peter Oberparleiter <oberpar@linux.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
---

 kernel/gcov/fs.c |   24 +++++++++---------------
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
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--- a/kernel/gcov/fs.c~gcov-simplify-buffer-allocation
+++ a/kernel/gcov/fs.c
@@ -97,9 +97,9 @@  __setup("gcov_persist=", gcov_persist_se
  */
 struct gcov_iterator {
 	struct gcov_info *info;
-	void *buffer;
 	size_t size;
 	loff_t pos;
+	char buffer[];
 };
 
 /**
@@ -111,25 +111,20 @@  struct gcov_iterator {
 static struct gcov_iterator *gcov_iter_new(struct gcov_info *info)
 {
 	struct gcov_iterator *iter;
+	size_t size;
+
+	/* Dry-run to get the actual buffer size. */
+	size = convert_to_gcda(NULL, info);
 
-	iter = kzalloc(sizeof(struct gcov_iterator), GFP_KERNEL);
+	iter = vmalloc(struct_size(iter, buffer, size));
 	if (!iter)
-		goto err_free;
+		return NULL;
 
 	iter->info = info;
-	/* Dry-run to get the actual buffer size. */
-	iter->size = convert_to_gcda(NULL, info);
-	iter->buffer = vmalloc(iter->size);
-	if (!iter->buffer)
-		goto err_free;
-
+	iter->size = size;
 	convert_to_gcda(iter->buffer, info);
 
 	return iter;
-
-err_free:
-	kfree(iter);
-	return NULL;
 }
 
 
@@ -139,8 +134,7 @@  err_free:
  */
 static void gcov_iter_free(struct gcov_iterator *iter)
 {
-	vfree(iter->buffer);
-	kfree(iter);
+	vfree(iter);
 }
 
 /**