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SubjectRe: [PATCH 03/10] Add the memory allocation/freeing hooks for kmemleak
Hi Catalin

On 7/11/06, Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@gmail.com> wrote:
> diff --git a/mm/slab.c b/mm/slab.c
> index 85c2e03..2752272 100644
> --- a/mm/slab.c
> +++ b/mm/slab.c
> @@ -2967,6 +2967,7 @@ #endif
> STATS_INC_ALLOCMISS(cachep);
> objp = cache_alloc_refill(cachep, flags);
> }
> + memleak_erase(&ac->entry[ac->avail]);
> return objp;
> }

Can't we tell the GC not to scan any of the array cache structs? You
could put that in alloc_arraycache(), I think.

> @@ -3209,7 +3211,11 @@ static void __cache_free(struct kmem_cac
> */
> void *kmem_cache_alloc(struct kmem_cache *cachep, gfp_t flags)
> {
> - return __cache_alloc(cachep, flags, __builtin_return_address(0));
> + void *ptr = __cache_alloc(cachep, flags, __builtin_return_address(0));
> +
> + memleak_alloc(ptr, obj_size(cachep), 1);

Can you move memleak_alloc() call to __cache_alloc() instead to avoid
duplication?
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