Re: [PATCH] slab+slob: dup name string
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On 05/22/2012 05:56 PM, Christoph Lameter wrote:
On Mon, 21 May 2012, David Rientjes wrote:This doesn't work if you kmem_cache_destroy() a cache that was created when g_cpucache_cpu<= EARLY, the kfree() will explode. That never happens for any existing cache created in kmem_cache_init(), but this would introduce the first roadblock in doing so. So you'll need some magic to determine whether the cache was allocated statically and suppress the kfree() in such a case.Nope. Only slab management caches will be created that early. The patch is fine as is.
I think that's precisely David's point: that we might want to destroy them eventually.
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