Subject: Re: fdexpand() memory shortage check (Re: kern/14721)
To: David Laight <David.Laight@btinternet.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/15/2001 09:18:50
On Sat, Dec 15, 2001 at 05:06:38PM -0000, David Laight wrote:
> It is probably safer to have only one free() routine - then you can't
> call the wrong one! It ought to be easy (and relatively cheap) to
> use the virtual address to determine the size and type of allocation.
This is how malloc() currently works. However, it has to limit the
addresses to kmem_map in order for that to work properly.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>