Fear of the void
Posted Sep 11, 2004 9:29 UTC (Sat) by jbglaw
In reply to: Fear of the void
Parent article: Fear of the void
Private data structures are mostly allocated at driver load or open time, so I guess there's not much of a performance penalty.
However, you need to keep the magic number around, too, so the kernel again gets a bit larger. You'd say this is unneeded bloat, since kernel code should be error free :-)
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