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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.17-rc6 7/9] Remove some of the kmemleak false positives

* Pekka J Enberg <penberg@cs.Helsinki.FI> wrote:

> > > - arch/i386/kernel/setup.c:
> > > False positive because res pointer is stored in a global instance of
> > > struct resource.
> >
> > there's no good way around this one but to annotate it in one way or
> > another.
> Scanning bss and data sections is too expensive, I guess. I would
> prefer we create a separate section for gc roots but what you're
> suggesting is ok as well.

kmemleak does scan global data sections. I dont know why we dont
discover this particular pointer though: the resource pointer ought to
be accessible via the iomem_resource.parent/sibling/child sorted list.

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