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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/7] mm: introduce simple_malloc()/simple_free()
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From: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2008 07:49:01 +0300

> On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 12:33:15PM +0800, Lai Jiangshan wrote:
> > some subsystem needs vmalloc() when required memory is large.
> > but current kernel has not APIs for this requirement.
>
> It doesn't mean there should be such an API.

If it leads to lots of code duplication, which this case has, that is
enough reason to provide helper functions.


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