cvs commit: src/sys/kern kern_proc.c kern_switch.c src/sys/sys sched.h src/sys/vm vm_glue.c

John Baldwin jhb at
Mon Sep 20 11:14:17 PDT 2004

On Sunday 19 September 2004 02:34 pm, David Schultz wrote:
> das         2004-09-19 18:34:17 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/kern             kern_proc.c kern_switch.c
>     sys/sys              sched.h
>     sys/vm               vm_glue.c
>   Log:
>   The zone from which proc structures are allocated is marked
>   UMA_ZONE_NOFREE to guarantee type stability, so proc_fini() should
>   never be called.  Move an assertion from proc_fini() to proc_dtor()
>   and garbage-collect the rest of the unreachable code.  I have retained
>   vm_proc_dispose(), since I consider its disuse a bug.

Arguably the UMA_ZONE_NOFREE bit is the bug.  Do we know what code assumes 
type stability of proc structures?

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