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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/10] sysfs: fix kmem_cache_free(NULL)
2007/7/17, Greg KH <>:
> > Why not just allow kmem_cache_free() to allow NULL like other functions
> > in the kernel?

On Tue, 17 Jul 2007, Akinobu Mita wrote:
> It seems there was discussion about this and no conclusion
> yet?

IIRC the patch was rejected by relevant maintainers because it slows
down kmem_cache_free() which is presumably bad for some hot-paths...

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