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    SubjectRe: kfree(0) - ok?
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    On Sat, 2007-08-18 at 00:42 +0300, Pekka Enberg wrote:
    > On 8/18/07, Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com> wrote:
    > > That was merged over my objections. IMHO ksize(NULL) should fail since we
    > > are determining the size of an unallocated object.
    >
    > Agreed, especially as we have real zero-sized objects returned from
    > kmalloc() et al now.

    Do we really ?

    If yes, who invented this 1980s reminiscence, where you got valid
    pointers for malloc(0) ?

    This is completely stupid. You do not go into a bar and order an empty
    glass, just because you might eventually become thirsty later.

    tglx


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