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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 05/15] kmemleak: Add the slub memory allocation/freeing hooks
    Catalin Marinas wrote:
    > This patch adds the callbacks to memleak_(alloc|free) functions from the
    > slub allocator.
    > Signed-off-by: Catalin Marinas <>
    > Cc: Christoph Lameter <>
    > Cc: Pekka Enberg <>

    Hmm, I'm not sure I understand why struct kmem_cache_cpu ->freelist is
    never scanned. For SMP, I suppose kmemleak doesn't scan the per-CPU
    areas? But for UP, struct kmem_cache is allocated with kmalloc() and
    that contains struct kmem_cache_cpu as well.

    And I suppose we never scan struct pages either. Otherwise ->freelist
    there would be a problem as well.


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