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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Use __attribute__((malloc)) for gcc 3.2
    On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 12:29:00PM +0200, David S. Miller wrote:
    > From: Richard Henderson <>
    > Date: Mon, 7 Oct 2002 03:05:41 -0700
    > On Sun, Sep 29, 2002 at 04:01:13PM -0400, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
    > > Does this matter when the kernel is compiled with -fno-strict-aliasing?
    > Yes. The malloc attribute uses REG_NOALIAS, not alias sets.
    > Great, I'm all for Andi's patch in that case.

    I retested it on gcc 3.2 and it unfortunately doesn't make any difference
    (resulting kernel is byte-for-byte identical). So it looks like with
    current gcc it isn't worth the effort.

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