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Re: BUG : Memory leak in Linux 2.4.2 MIPS SMP kernel

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: BUG : Memory leak in Linux 2.4.2 MIPS SMP kernel
From: James Simmons <jsimmons@transvirtual.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2001 16:28:22 -0800 (PST)
Cc: Krishna Kondaka <krishna@sanera.net>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20011114111936.C10410@dea.linux-mips.net>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
> > Hm. It was pointed out that kfree actually does the checking for us. 
> > Do we really need the check? 
> 
> Seems that check sneaked in without telling me :-)

I didn't know here. I have been bite by kfree when passing a null pointer
to it before. I'm glad their is a nice check.


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