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CONFIG_REFCOUNT_FULL: Perform full reference count validation at the expense of speed

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The Linux kernel configuration item CONFIG_REFCOUNT_FULL:

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Enabling this switches the refcounting infrastructure from a fast unchecked atomic_t implementation to a fully state checked implementation, which can be (slightly) slower but provides protections against various use-after-free conditions that can be used in security flaw exploits.

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