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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] nommu: fix kobjsize() for SLOB and SLUB

    Christoph Lameter <> wrote:

    > Could the nommu people either tell us what this is all about? Or junk the
    > code. This looks very wrong.

    ELF-FDPIC is currently using kobjsize() so that it can expand the heap/stack
    segment to fill up the entirety of its allocation. It's probably worth
    dropping that, though.

    NOMMU mmap() is using kobjsize()/ksize() to keep track of the number of bytes
    allocated and the amount of dead space. We can probably ditch that too.

    However, fs/proc/task_nommu.c uses kobjsize() quite a bit to determine how
    much metadata space a process is carrying around. We could just use sizeof(),
    I suppose, and not bother calculating the slack.


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