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SubjectRe: kfree(NULL)
2006/4/21, Vernon Mauery <>:

> Maybe kfree should really be a wrapper around __kfree which does the real
> work. Then kfree could be a inlined function or a #define that does the NULL
> pointer check.

NULL pointer check in kfree saves lot of small code fragments in callers.
It is one of many reasons why kfree does it.
Making kfree inline wrapper eliminates this save.
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