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The Linux kernel cannot be linked to any external library. So kernel developers had to internally implement some widely used data structures like linked lists, trees and some functions like the C library ones for dealing with strings (strcpy and the like) in order to provide consistent API for the managing of all its complex data.
- Hash Tables
- Radix Trees
- Red-Black Trees