I have tabulated lists of static and global arrays in the
2.4.16 kernel. I am posting the information here in case it may be
of interest to some of you. I would recommend starting with the
linux/kernel and linux/fs tables, as these are the most complete.
These tables were created as part of a larger effort to identify
static resource limits which could perhaps be made dynamic or
configurable. The notes column should eventually contain the
(1) A _very_ brief description of the array
(2) Any static limits associated with resource
allocation should be noted.
See the linux/kernel and linux/fs tables for examples of these notes.
Many of the arrays in these tables have not yet been annotated.
For me this has been very educational - lots of unfamiliar source
code to read. For many of you, it would be simply a matter of noting
things you already understand. If you find this information useful
and feel inclined to contribute, I would welcome contributions and/or
modifications to the notes in these tables.
-- Russ Weight (firstname.lastname@example.org) Linux Technology Center - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to email@example.com More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/
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