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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [PATCH] rocker: Use g_new() & friends where that make

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [PATCH] rocker: Use g_new() & friends where that makes obvious sense
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2015 18:18:43 +0200
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Michael, could you take this one through trivial?  Assuming Scott and
Jiri don't mind, and with s/patchas/patch as/ in the commit message.

Markus Armbruster <address@hidden> writes:

> g_new(T, n) is neater than g_malloc(sizeof(T) * n).  It's also safer,
> for two reasons.  One, it catches multiplication overflowing size_t.
> Two, it returns T * rather than void *, which lets the compiler catch
> more type errors.
> This commit only touches allocations with size arguments of the form
> sizeof(T).  Same Coccinelle semantic patchas in commit b45c03f.
> Signed-off-by: Markus Armbruster <address@hidden>

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