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authorChristoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com>2007-07-17 04:03:22 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2007-07-17 10:23:01 -0700
commit6cb8f91320d3e720351c21741da795fed580b21b (patch)
treec9f73c8b82cd0f6c534939b8b9f36e8615b0ab2d /mm/util.c
parentef2ad80c7d255ed0449eda947c2d700635b7e0f5 (diff)
downloadlinux-6cb8f91320d3e720351c21741da795fed580b21b.tar.gz
Slab allocators: consistent ZERO_SIZE_PTR support and NULL result semantics
Define ZERO_OR_NULL_PTR macro to be able to remove the checks from the allocators. Move ZERO_SIZE_PTR related stuff into slab.h. Make ZERO_SIZE_PTR work for all slab allocators and get rid of the WARN_ON_ONCE(size == 0) that is still remaining in SLAB. Make slub return NULL like the other allocators if a too large memory segment is requested via __kmalloc. Signed-off-by: Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com> Acked-by: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'mm/util.c')
-rw-r--r--mm/util.c2
1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/mm/util.c b/mm/util.c
index 18396ea63ee..f2f21b77551 100644
--- a/mm/util.c
+++ b/mm/util.c
@@ -76,7 +76,7 @@ void *krealloc(const void *p, size_t new_size, gfp_t flags)
if (unlikely(!new_size)) {
kfree(p);
- return NULL;
+ return ZERO_SIZE_PTR;
}
ks = ksize(p);