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Re: [PATCH 04/17] maint: zalloc → xzalloc

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: [PATCH 04/17] maint: zalloc → xzalloc
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 12:52:07 -0800
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On 1/12/22 12:29, Eric Blake wrote:
The commit message claims they are all changed to xzalloc, but this
one is changed to xcalloc.

Yes, the commit message should have said they were changed to xzalloc or xcalloc.

Calling xcalloc is better than multiplying and then calling xzalloc, as xcalloc catches and diagnoses multiplication overflow.

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