Re: [PATCH 1/3] slab: introduce krealloc

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Wed Feb 21 2007 - 04:36:26 EST

On Wed, 2007-02-21 at 11:33 +0200, Pekka Enberg wrote:
> On 2/21/07, Arjan van de Ven <arjan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > please mark this one __must_check.. not storing realloc() return values
> > is one of the more nasty types of bugs... but gcc can help us greatly
> > here ;)
> So I guess we want the same thing for the other allocator functions
> (__kmalloc et al) as well?

kmalloc doesn't normally get forgotten. realloc() otoh is a very classic
and far more frequent mistake....

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