[PATCH v2 18/18] fbdev: Document that framebuffer_alloc() returns zero'ed data

Miguel Ojeda miguel.ojeda.sandonis at gmail.com
Thu Jul 13 23:21:34 AEST 2023

On Thu, Jul 13, 2023 at 3:03 PM Thomas Zimmermann <tzimmermann at suse.de> wrote:
> Most fbdev drivers depend on framebuffer_alloc() to initialize the
> allocated memory to 0. Document this guarantee.
> Suggested-by: Miguel Ojeda <ojeda at kernel.org>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Zimmermann <tzimmermann at suse.de>
> Cc: Helge Deller <deller at gmx.de>

Thanks for sending this! Maybe this would be best earlier in the
series, so that later patches make more sense (since they use the
guarantee), but it is not a big deal.

> + * aligned to sizeof(long). Both, the instance of struct fb_info and
> + * the driver private data, are cleared to zero.

I think both commas may be best omitted (but I am not a native speaker).

Reviewed-by: Miguel Ojeda <ojeda at kernel.org>


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