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SubjectRe: p = kmalloc(sizeof(*p), )
On 9/19/05, Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
> > It would be very useful when e.g. tracking down improper uses of
> > struct file, struct dentry, etc. - stuff that should always be
> > allocated by one helper function. Same goes for e.g. net_device -
>
> Another useful trick here btw is to make such objects contain (when
> debugging)
>
> void *magic_ptr;
>
> which is initialised as foo->magic_ptr = foo;
>
> That catches anyone copying them and tells you what got copied

seems like C++ RTTI
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