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SubjectRe: [PATCH] remove last references to linux/malloc.h
Morten Helgesen wrote:
>
> Hey David.
>
> I see your point - but someone has obiously decided to switch from malloc.h to slab.h, and I do not
> see the point in having three references to malloc.h when malloc.h only prints a warning and then includes
> slab.h
>
> == Morten
>
> On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 01:54:29PM +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> >
> >
> > admin@nextframe.net said:
> > > Ok people - stop submitting patches which include malloc.h. Include
> > > slab.h instead. :)
> >
> > Bah. I was sort of hoping we'd come to our collective senses and switch
> > them all back.
> >
> > What does malloc.h do? Stuff to do with memory allocation, one presumes.
> > What does slab.h do? Some random implementation detail that people have no
> > business knowing about.

Too bad someone decided to change. I agree with David.

malloc.h is just too plain obvious, I suppose.
slab.h is only an implementation detail.

~Randy
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