Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/kern
To: Elad Efrat <>
From: Arnaud Lacombe <>
List: source-changes
Date: 12/26/2006 08:42:33
Elad Efrat wrote:
> Arnaud Lacombe wrote:
>> Module Name:	src
>> Committed By:	alc
>> Date:		Tue Dec 26 00:10:40 UTC 2006
>> Modified Files:
>> 	src/sys/kern: kern_sa.c
>> Log Message:
>> CID-4284: check for 'kup != NULL' after kmem_zalloc() returns
> this coverity issue is false, please revert.
the documentation is not clear about it. kmem_alloc(9) say:

KM_SLEEP    Can sleep until enough memory is available.

But it does not clearly say that kmem_alloc() will never return NULL. I 
also had some doubt about this one.


  - Arnaud