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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.31
    Linus Torvalds writes:

    > There's also a fair chunk of new debugging/peformance counter stuff:
    > memory leak detection ("kmemleak"), memory usage checking ("kmemcheck")
    > and performance counters ("perf_counter"). Those new debugging features
    > are not likely usable under any real load, but are good for finding kernel
    > bugs at a huge performance cost.

    Just to be clear, that last sentence applies to kmemleak and
    kmemcheck, but not perf_counters, right?

    Paul.


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