Re: [PATCH] slab: introduce kmem_cache_zalloc allocator

From: Pekka Enberg
Date: Tue Mar 21 2006 - 11:31:17 EST

Pekka J Enberg <penberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > This patch introduces a memory-zeroing variant of kmem_cache_alloc.
> >

On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 03:25 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Problem is, after I've weathered 10000000000 convert-to-kmem_cache_zalloc
> patches, those pestiferous NUMA people are going to come along wanting
> kmem_cache_kzalloc_node().
> Probably this should be designed for up-front?

Actually, we don't even have kzalloc_node, so I'd say we're better of
waiting for the NUMA folk to ask for them. Hum?


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