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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
    slub-dependent.




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