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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] kmalloc man page before 2.6.17
    On Fri, 26 May 2006, Paul Drynoff wrote:
    > Actually, this is not full duplication:
    > __do_kmalloc(size_t size, gfp_t flags,
    > void *caller)
    > and
    > void *kmalloc(size_t size, gfp_t gfp)
    > they have different amount of arguments and different arguments names.
    > But as I see include/linux/slab.h is better place. See patch.
    > It will be great to create another entry for flags of "kmalloc* family
    > functions,
    > so we can avoid duplication of this in __do_kmalloc and kmalloc
    > comments, but I don't know is it possible with scripts/kernel-doc.
    > Signed-off-by: Paul Drynoff <>

    Just drop the __do_kmalloc() comment completely. Did you check that
    kerneldoc picks it up for the generated API docs? Btw, you should send
    this to Andrew at instead of Linus.

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