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    SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] oprofile, x86: Convert memory allocation to static array
    On Mon, Aug 01, 2011 at 11:31:42PM +0200, Robert Richter wrote:
    > On 01.08.11 11:08:59, Maarten Lankhorst wrote:
    > > On -rt, allocators don't work from atomic context any more,
    > > and the maximum size of the array is known at compile time.
    > >
    > > Signed-off-by: Maarten Lankhorst <>
    > Applied to oprofile/core. Thanks, Maarten.

    And what happens when the CPU reports more than 32 counters?
    You have a silent buffer overflow then.

    Besides I bet there are other cases like this all over the tree.

    And the whole thing is tasteless.

    Nacked-by: Andi Kleen <>


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