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Date:   Sat, 29 Aug 2020 18:15:20 +0900
From:   Masami Hiramatsu <>
To:     Cameron <>
Cc:     Peter Zijlstra <>,
        Masami Hiramatsu <>,,,,,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [RFC][PATCH 7/7] kprobes: Replace rp->free_instance with

On Fri, 28 Aug 2020 22:31:17 -0400
Cameron <> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 28, 2020 at 10:29 PM Cameron <> wrote:
> > I thought about this some more, and actually, it should be safe.
> Although I should note that it's important that the flags/refcount are
> not overwritten
> even after the node is taken off the freelist.

Thanks for the check, but I personally would like to keep it separated
because the memory layouts of those in-kernel list-like data structures
can be changed by debug config option...

Thank you,

Masami Hiramatsu <>

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