Re: [PATCH 2/2] slab: move kmem_cache_free to common code

From: Glauber Costa
Date: Tue Oct 23 2012 - 10:15:20 EST

On 10/23/2012 06:12 PM, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Oct 2012, Glauber Costa wrote:
>> I do agree, but since freeing is ultimately dependent on the allocator
>> layout, I don't see a clean way of doing this without dropping tears of
>> sorrow around. The calls in slub/slab/slob would have to be somehow
>> inlined. Hum... maybe it is possible to do it from
>> include/linux/sl*b_def.h...
>> Let me give it a try and see what I can come up with.
> The best solution would be something that would have a consolidated
> kmem_cache_free() in include/linux/slab.h.

I don't know what exactly do you have in mind, but since the cache
layouts are very different, this is quite hard to do without incurring
without function calls anyway.

Do take a look at what I sent in response to that, and tell me what do
you think.

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