[Devel] Re: [PATCH 4/4] make CFLGS_OFF_SLAB visible for all slabs

Christoph Lameter cl at linux.com
Thu Jun 14 08:19:55 PDT 2012

On Thu, 14 Jun 2012, Glauber Costa wrote:

> Since we're now moving towards a unified slab allocator interface,
> make CFLGS_OFF_SLAB visible to all allocators, even though SLAB keeps
> being its only users. Also, make the name consistent with the other
> flags, that start with SLAB_xx.

What is the significance of knowledge about internal slab structures (such
as the CFGLFS_OFF_SLAB) outside of the allocators?

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