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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/8] Use vmalloc for large cgroups pidlist allocations
On Tue, 18 Aug 2009 16:58:27 -0700
Paul Menage <menage@google.com> wrote:

> From: Ben Blum <bblum@google.com>
>
>
> Use vmalloc for large cgroups pidlist allocations
>
> Separates all pidlist allocation requests to a separate function that judges
> based on the requested size whether or not the array needs to be vmalloced or
> can be gotten via kmalloc, and similar for kfree/vfree.
>

Hang on. Isn't this why Dave just wrote and I just rush-merged
lib/flex_array.c?

Was that code evaluated for this application and judged unsuitable? If so,
for what reason?

If not, can someone please do this?

Ta.




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