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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Document kfree and vfree NULL usage
On Sat, Nov 27, 2004 at 04:26:00PM +0200, Pekka Enberg wrote:
> > This patch adds comments for kfree() and vfree() stating that both accept
> > NULL pointers. I audited vfree() callers and there seems to be lots of
> > confusion over this in the kernel.

On Sat, 2004-11-27 at 23:39 +0000, John Levon wrote:
> Erm, are you sure about this? Somebody had to patch OProfile because
> vfree() didn't like NULL value being passed in. When did this change?

Yes, I am sure. vfree() calls __vunmap() which returns immediately if
the passed pointer is NULL. I don't know when this changed.


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