cvs commit: src/sys/net80211 ieee80211_node.c
alfred at freebsd.org
Sun Apr 4 17:00:22 PDT 2004
* Nate Lawson <nate at root.org> [040403 13:39] wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Apr 2004, Sam Leffler wrote:
> > sam 2004/04/02 15:02:24 PST
> > FreeBSD src repository
> > Modified files:
> > sys/net80211 ieee80211_node.c
> > Log:
> > replace explicit malloc/free with MALLOC/FREE for portability
> > Obtained from: madwifi
> > Revision Changes Path
> > 1.17 +5 -3 src/sys/net80211/ieee80211_node.c
> Strange, sys/malloc.h says these are deprecated:
> * Deprecated macro versions of not-quite-malloc() and free().
> #define MALLOC(space, cast, size, type, flags) \
> ((space) = (cast)malloc((u_long)(size), (type), (flags)))
> #define FREE(addr, type) free((addr), (type))
They were the prefered mechanism because of the formerly available
macros that would evaluate the malloc bucket to pull-from/release-to
in several cycles via constant folding.
In fact I still think the macros are a decent idea because we
might later find a cool optimization we can do via macros.
- Alfred Perlstein
- Research Engineering Development Inc.
- email: bright at mu.org cell: 408-480-4684
More information about the cvs-src