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SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/14] kmemleak: Add the base support
On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 8:13 PM, Catalin Marinas
<> wrote:
> This patch adds the base support for the kernel memory leak
> detector. It traces the memory allocation/freeing in a way similar to
> the Boehm's conservative garbage collector, the difference being that
> the unreferenced objects are not freed but only shown in
> /sys/kernel/debug/kmemleak. Enabling this feature introduces an
> overhead to memory allocations.
> Signed-off-by: Catalin Marinas <>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <>
> Cc: Pekka Enberg <>
> Cc: Andrew Morton <>
> Reviewed-by: Paul E. McKenney <>

Looks good to me. I have only reviewed this lightly but all my major
concerns have been addressed so feel free to add my:

Acked-by: Pekka Enberg <>

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