[RFC/PATCH RESEND -next 13/21] mm: slub: add allocation size field to struct kmem_cache

Andrey Ryabinin a.ryabinin at samsung.com
Thu Jul 10 01:44:58 PDT 2014

On 07/09/14 18:33, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Jul 2014, Andrey Ryabinin wrote:
>> When caller creates new kmem_cache, requested size of kmem_cache
>> will be stored in alloc_size. Later alloc_size will be used by
>> kerenel address sanitizer to mark alloc_size of slab object as
>> accessible and the rest of its size as redzone.
> I think this patch is not needed since object_size == alloc_size right?

I vaguely remember there was a reason for this patch, but I can't see/recall it now.
Probably I misunderstood something. I'll drop this patch

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