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SubjectRe: [RFC 1/2] kmemdup: introduce
On Sat, 9 Sep 2006 05:35:55 +0400
Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com> wrote:

> P.S.: No idea why kstrdup() and kzalloc() use _____________kmalloc(),

It's all to do with slab debugging and __kmalloc_track_caller(): we want
to record the _caller_ of kstrdup() within the slab object rather than kstrdup()
itself.
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