[PATCH] Kconfig: SLUB is the default slab allocator - Kernel

This is a discussion on [PATCH] Kconfig: SLUB is the default slab allocator - Kernel ; In 2007, a0acd820807680d2ccc4ef3448387fcdbf152c73 changed the default slab allocator to SLUB, but the SLAB help text still says SLAB is the default. This change fixes that. Signed-off-by: Simon Arlott --- init/Kconfig | 6 +++--- 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) ...

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  1. [PATCH] Kconfig: SLUB is the default slab allocator

    In 2007, a0acd820807680d2ccc4ef3448387fcdbf152c73 changed the default
    slab allocator to SLUB, but the SLAB help text still says SLAB is the
    default. This change fixes that.

    Signed-off-by: Simon Arlott
    ---
    init/Kconfig | 6 +++---
    1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

    diff --git a/init/Kconfig b/init/Kconfig
    index 86b00c5..226da27 100644
    --- a/init/Kconfig
    +++ b/init/Kconfig
    @@ -771,8 +771,7 @@ config SLAB
    help
    The regular slab allocator that is established and known to work
    well in all environments. It organizes cache hot objects in
    - per cpu and per node queues. SLAB is the default choice for
    - a slab allocator.
    + per cpu and per node queues.

    config SLUB
    bool "SLUB (Unqueued Allocator)"
    @@ -781,7 +780,8 @@ config SLUB
    instead of managing queues of cached objects (SLAB approach).
    Per cpu caching is realized using slabs of objects instead
    of queues of objects. SLUB can use memory efficiently
    - and has enhanced diagnostics.
    + and has enhanced diagnostics. SLUB is the default choice for
    + a slab allocator.

    config SLOB
    depends on EMBEDDED
    --
    1.6.0.3

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  2. Re: [PATCH] Kconfig: SLUB is the default slab allocator

    On Wed, 2008-11-05 at 22:18 +0000, Simon Arlott wrote:
    > In 2007, a0acd820807680d2ccc4ef3448387fcdbf152c73 changed the default
    > slab allocator to SLUB, but the SLAB help text still says SLAB is the
    > default. This change fixes that.
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Simon Arlott


    Applied, thanks!

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