nthery at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 02:16:42 PST 2008
I know that zalloc() is deprecated but here is anyway a patch that
implements zdestroy() as suggested in:
This patch is not thread-safe and assumes that the mp lock is held
while zalloc() and friends are called as stated in:
I'll commit it in a few days if there are no objections.
Regarding zalloc() lack of thread safety, I see two options:
1/ Modify the man page and comments in vm_zone.c which currently state
2/ Be defensive and add calls to get_mplock() / release_mplock() in
zalloc() and friends.
In any case, the misleading spinlock (zlock) could be removed too.
I've got a preference for (2). What do you think?
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