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SubjectRe: [PATCH] type safe allocator
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> > The linux kernel doesn't have a type safe object allocator a-la new()
> > in C++ or g_new() in glib.
> >
> > Introduce two helpers for this purpose:
> >
> > alloc_struct(type, gfp_flags);
> >
> > zalloc_struct(type, gfp_flags);
>
> whimper.
>
> On a practical note, I'm still buried in convert-to-kzalloc patches, and
> your proposal invites a two-year stream of 10,000 convert-to-alloc_struct
> patches.
>
> So if this goes in

No, I gave up. It seems nobody likes the idea except me :(

Miklos
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