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SubjectRe: [PATCH][trivial] crypto: tcrypt - reduce stack size
On Wed, 25 Feb 2009, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 03:24:25PM +0100, Frank Seidel wrote:
> > Herbert Xu wrote:
> > >> - char output[1024];
> > >
> > > How about just making it static?
> >
> > Well, it was static before. But there
> > are efforts to reduce current stack memory
> > footprints.
>
> Well if it's static it won't be using any stack memory.

Probably people should be reminded tcrypt can only be a module, not built-in,
so it won't waste precious unswappable kernel memory if it's static.

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