Re: ALSA: Is CONFIG_SND_DEBUG_MEMORY really required?

From: Jaroslav Kysela
Date: Tue Jun 21 2005 - 09:51:06 EST

On Tue, 21 Jun 2005, Adrian Bunk wrote:

> Hi,
> I was a bit surprised to discover that ALSA has it's own memory
> debugging infrastructure.
> Is there a reason why CONFIG_DEBUG_SLAB isn't good enough for ALSA?

We're ready to move to something other, but standard allocation
routines should be extended to handle "allocation pools".

We're able to detect quickly memory leaks in our code.


Jaroslav Kysela <perex@xxxxxxx>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project, SUSE Labs
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