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re: extent-patch and overview of what is supposed to follow

> On Fri, Apr 01, 2011 at 08:35:52AM +0200, Lars Heidieker wrote:
> > this is a part of the changes to the kernel memory management.
> > It's a changing the subr_extent to use kmem(9) instead of malloc(9)
> > essentially removing the MALLOC_TYPE from it.
> Are there tools for figuring out where memory might be leaking?
> The MALLOC_TYPE is not ideal for that but can be at least provide
> some clue.

this is my biggest complaint about the conversion of malloc to kmem.
we've thrown away a bunch of useful information.  now it's impossible
to tell who is using memory via kmem(9).

to the best of my knowledge there is no replacement.


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