Re: [patch 2/2] slab: always consider arch mandated alignment

From: Manfred Spraul
Date: Wed Jul 26 2006 - 15:27:09 EST

Christoph Lameter wrote:

So Redzoning etc will now be diabled regardless even if ARCH_SLAB_MINALIGN is not set but another alignment is given to kmem_cache_alloc?


So we sacrifice the ability to worsen the performance of slabs by misaligning them for debugging purposes.

If a slab user can live with misaligned objects, then he shouldn't set align. Thus we do not sacrifice anything.

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