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SubjectRe: PATCH killing dead code and design errors in pre6

On Wed, 13 Jan 1999, Marcin Dalecki wrote:

> Or put it again into 2.3 or whatever. [...]

it breaks the interface. The SLAB allocator should not be faulted for
other code not using it's capabilities ... It's not something obsolete,
it's a future use ...

> [...] Even after my patch, there appears to be still *PLENTY* of room
> for other simplifications/optimizations in slab.c.

your patches are welcome! (Last i checked it had a near perfect jumpless
fast path.)

-- mingo


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