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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/14] Kernel memory leak detector
Hi Andrew,

On Thu, 2009-01-08 at 14:45 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Dec 2008 18:12:56 +0000
> Catalin Marinas <> wrote:
> > A new kmemleak version is available.
> Sorry, I'll drop this. The level of code churn in linux-next (during
> the merge window!) means that I've basically lost confidence that my
> lameass fixed-up code will still even work.

OK. I noticed some minor conflicts with 2.6.29-rc1 but I'll have a look
at linux-next as well. IIRC, is the -mm tree based on top of linux-next?

> > git:// kmemleak
> It might be better to add that to linux-next. If we want to merge
> kmemleak.

I would feel a bit more comfortable if kmemleak lived for (at least) a
release cycle in the -mm tree so that it may get wider testing. As I
said, I mainly tested it on ARM.

If you are OK with this, I'll update the branch and make sure there are
as few conflicts as possible (the alternative is patches by e-mail and
based on top of linux-next).


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