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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 7/7] mm, slab: shorten kmalloc cache names for large sizes
On Wed, 18 Jul 2018, Vlastimil Babka wrote:

> +static const char *
> +kmalloc_cache_name(const char *prefix, unsigned int size)
> +{
> +
> + static const char units[3] = "\0kM";
> + int idx = 0;
> +
> + while (size >= 1024 && (size % 1024 == 0)) {
> + size /= 1024;
> + idx++;
> + }
> +
> + return kasprintf(GFP_NOWAIT, "%s-%u%c", prefix, size, units[idx]);
> +}

This is likely to occur elsewhere in the kernel. Maybe generalize it a
bit?

Acked-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com>

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