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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Export symbol ksize()
    On Sun, 15 Feb 2009, Matt Mackall wrote:

    > And it -is- a category error. The fact that kmalloc is implemented on
    > top of kmem_cache_alloc is an implementation detail that callers should
    > not assume. They shouldn't call kfree() on kmem_cache_alloc objects
    > (even though it might just happen to work), nor should they call
    > ksize().

    ksize does not take a kmem_cache pointer and it is mainly used for
    figuring out how much space kmalloc really allocated for an object. As
    such its more part of the kmalloc/kfree set of calls than the
    kmem_cache_* calls.

    We could add another call


    for symmetries sake.

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