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SubjectRe: lib/klist.c: bit 0 in pointer can't be used as flag
From: Jesper Nilsson <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2009 23:12:35 +0100

> Can you recall another place where this trick is used?
> It seems that rt_mutex uses the same trick (with the lowest 2bits)
> but AFAICT that's something we don't use on CRIS.

Sparsemem uses it.

The TRIE based routing tables uses it.

All of the IPV4/IPV6 socket hash tables use it as of 2.6.29-rc1.

You really can't avoid supporting this. Why doesn't kmalloc
return properly aligned objects on CRIS?

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