[PATCH 4/8] Use vmalloc for large cgroups pidlist allocations

Jonathan Corbet corbet at lwn.net
Thu Aug 20 15:35:10 PDT 2009


On Thu, 20 Aug 2009 14:14:00 -0700
Andrew Morton <akpm at linux-foundation.org> wrote:

> Hang on.  Isn't this why Dave just wrote and I just rush-merged
> lib/flex_array.c?
> 
> Was that code evaluated for this application and judged unsuitable?  If so,
> for what reason?

Should it be helpful: I wrote an overview of the flex_array API here:

	http://lwn.net/Articles/345273/

I could format it up for addition to Documentation/ if people want.

jon


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