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+/// Use kmemdup rather than duplicating its implementation
+///
+// Confidence: High
+// Copyright: (C) 2010 Nicolas Palix, DIKU. GPLv2.
+// Copyright: (C) 2010 Julia Lawall, DIKU. GPLv2.
+// Copyright: (C) 2010 Gilles Muller, INRIA/LiP6. GPLv2.
+// URL: http://coccinelle.lip6.fr/
+// Comments:
+// Options: -no_includes -include_headers
+
+virtual patch
+
+@r1@
+expression from,to;
+expression flag;
+position p;
+@@
+
+ to = \(kmalloc@p\|kzalloc@p\)(strlen(from) + 1,flag);
+
+@r2@
+expression x,from,to;
+expression flag,E1;
+position p;
+@@
+
+ x = strlen(from) + 1;
+ ... when != \( x = E1 \| from = E1 \)
+ to = \(kmalloc@p\|kzalloc@p\)(x,flag);
+
+@@
+expression from,to,size,flag;
+position p != {r1.p,r2.p};
+statement S;
+@@
+
+- to = \(kmalloc@p\|kzalloc@p\)(size,flag);
++ to = kmemdup(from,size,flag);
+ if (to==NULL || ...) S
+- memcpy(to, from, size);