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SubjectRe: [PATCH] vmallocinfo: Add NUMA informations
On Tue, 3 Jun 2008, Andrew Morton wrote:

> > + if (NUMA_BUILD) {
> > + unsigned int *counters, nr;
> > +
> > + counters = kzalloc(nr_node_ids * sizeof(unsigned int),
>
> This is kcalloc(). If you like that sorts of thing - I think kcalloc()
> is pretty pointless personally.

Same here. I think its generally ignored. I tried to remove it at some
point in the past. If we want kcalloc then we also need kczalloc. It would
be best to keep the interface simple.

> Do we actually need dynamic allocation here? There's a small,
> constant, known-at-compile-time upper bound to the number of nodes IDs?

The number of node ids may reach 1024.


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