Subject: Re: alloca in the kernel
To: Lennart Augustsson <>
From: Alfred Perlstein <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/06/2002 03:29:02
* Lennart Augustsson <> [020105 20:04] wrote:
> alloca() is nasty, let's avoid it in the kernel.

I've always assumed that alloca() gets its backing store from the
stack, you definetly don't want to encourage allocating large things
on the stack in the kernel, right?