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SubjectRe: kobj refcounting weirdness
On Mon, Mar 09, 2009 at 10:50:10AM -0600, Alex Chiang wrote:
> I thought about the allocators returning a pointer to the same
> location that maybe has some valid looking data hanging around,
> but it's not wise for someone like me to go pointing fingers at
> the allocator before I've proven the bug isn't in my code. ;)

Slab poisoning would be the logical next thing to try to decide whether
the allocator is wrong or you're using it wrong ;-)

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Matthew Wilcox Intel Open Source Technology Centre
"Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
operating system, but compare it to ours. We can't possibly take such
a retrograde step."


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