[RFC][PATCH 1/4] checkpoint-restart: general infrastructure

Dave Hansen dave at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Aug 8 15:17:35 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-08-08 at 16:59 -0400, Oren Laadan wrote:
> To avoid repetitive malloc/free, ctx->hbuf is a buffer to host headers
> as they are read;

kmalloc/kfree() area really, really fast.  I wonder if the code gets
easier or harder to read if we just alloc/free as we need to.

How large are these allocations, usually?  Will stack allocation work in
most cases?

-- Dave

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