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    SubjectRe: Make kzalloc a macro
    Christoph Lameter <clameter@engr.sgi.com> wrote:
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    > Make kzalloc a macro and use __GFP_ZERO for zeroed slab allocations
    >

    I'd question the usefulness of this. It adds more code to a fastpath
    (kmem_cache_alloc) so as to speed up a slowpath (kzalloc()) which is
    already slow due to its memset.

    It makes my kernel a bit fatter too - 150-odd bytes of text for some
    reason.
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