Re: [RFC] kmem_cache_zalloc

Tigran Aivazian (
Wed, 27 Mar 2002 19:52:18 +0000 (GMT)

On 27 Mar 2002, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> XFS adds a kmem_cache_zalloc function to mm/slab.c, it does what you
> might expect: kmem_cache_alloc + memset

Useful. However, when I suggested, similarly, a kzalloc() to match
kmalloc() people loudly objected that "it is non-standard" (as if kmalloc
was "standard" in some sense :)
I wonder if they (I can't remember who it was) will say
"kmem_cache_zalloc is a non-standard name"...


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