User: Password:
|
|
Subscribe / Log in / New account

Fear of the void

Fear of the void

Posted Sep 11, 2004 9:29 UTC (Sat) by jbglaw (guest, #10406)
In reply to: Fear of the void by jae
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 :-)


(Log in to post comments)


Copyright © 2018, Eklektix, Inc.
Comments and public postings are copyrighted by their creators.
Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds