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SubjectRe: [RFC] [PATCH] cpuset operations causes Badness at mm/slab.c:777 warning
On Fri, 1 Jun 2007, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:

> On Fri, 01 Jun 2007 16:00:30 PDT, Linus Torvalds said:
>
> > #define BADPTR ((void *)16)
>
> > I bet you'd find *more* problems that way than by returning NULL, and
> > you'd also avoid the whole problem with "if (!ptr) return -ENOMEM".
>
> Hmm.. this looks like a good contender for "first usage of #ifndef CONFIG_STABLE"

The warning? Sure but the BADPTR (or ZERO_SIZE_PTR now) will stay.
It is definitely an error to deference an object that has no size.

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