Re: SLUB defrag pull request?

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 17:03:48 EST

On Wed, 22 Oct 2008, Pekka Enberg wrote:

Actually, when debugging is enabled, it's customary to poison the
object, for example (see free_debug_processing() in mm/slub.c). So we
really can't "easily ensure" that in the allocator unless we by-pass
all the current debugging code.

We may be talking of different frees here. Maybe what he means by freeing is that the object was put on the lru? And we understand a kfree().
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