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SubjectRe: [RFC] [PATCH] cpuset operations causes Badness at mm/slab.c:777 warning
Linus Torvalds wrote:
> So for *both* of the above reasons, it's actually stupid to return NULL
> for a zero-sized allocation. It would be much better to return another
> pointer that will trap on access. A good candidate might be to return
>
> #define BADPTR ((void *)16)
>

I think this is a good idea in principle, but I wonder if there's any
code which assumes that kmalloc(x) != kmalloc(x) for all non-NULL
returns from kmalloc.

J
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