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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] slob: move kstrdup to lib/string.c
Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Nov 02, 2005 at 05:00:53PM +1100, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > This move kstrdup to lib/string.c
> >
> > The placement in slab.c was deliberate. Putting it in lib/string.c breaks
> > ppc32.
> >
> > ppc32 is reusing lib/string.c to build early userspace or something
> > like that, and calling kmalloc from there broke stuff.
>
> That doesn't sound kosher, have a pointer?
>

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