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Stefan_Lang9-Dec-19 5:41
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P.S.: Based on this code segment:
C++
struct hci_dev_list_req *dl;
struct hci_dev_req *dr;
int dev_id = -1;
int i, sk, err = 0;


dl = malloc(HCI_MAX_DEV * sizeof(*dr) + sizeof(*dl));

I suggest the following struct definition:
C++
struct hci_meta {
   std::array<hci_dev_req,HCI_MAX_DEV> my_hci_list;
   hci_dev_req& operator[](int i) {
      return my_hci_list[i];
   }
   hci_dev_list_req my_hci_req;
};
void foo() {
   hci_meta dl; // use new if you must, but so far I see no need
   hci_dev_list* dr = dl.my_hci_req;

   ...
   // use some hci element from the list:
   hci_dev_req current_dev_req = dl[i]; // invokes hci_meta::operator[](int)
   ...
}


No need for allocation, deallocation, or typedefs unless you have additional requirements you haven't mentioned yet.


P.S.: since the array in this case is embedded inside a struct, you could use a standard C array instead:
C++
struct hci_meta {
   hci_dev_req my_hci_list[HCI_MAX_DEV];
   hci_dev_req& operator[](int i) {
      return my_hci_list[i];
   }
   hci_dev_list_req my_hci_req;
};

GOTOs are a bit like wire coat hangers: they tend to breed in the darkness, such that where there once were few, eventually there are many, and the program's architecture collapses beneath them. (Fran Poretto)


modified 10-Dec-19 2:57am.

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