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SubjectRe: [PATCH powerpc 2/2] kfree the cache name of pgtable cache if SLUB is used
On 07/04/2012 01:00 PM, Li Zhong wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-07-03 at 15:36 -0500, Christoph Lameter wrote:
>> > Looking through the emails it seems that there is an issue with alias
>> > strings.
> To be more precise, there seems no big issue currently. I just wanted to
> make following usage of kmem_cache_create (SLUB) possible:
> name = some string kmalloced
> kmem_cache_create(name, ...)
> kfree(name);

Out of curiosity: Why?
This is not (currently) possible with the other allocators (may change
with christoph's unification patches), so you would be making your code

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