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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Dynamically allocated pageflags
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    On Thursday 02 February 2006 12:11, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
    > Hi everyone.
    >
    > This is my latest revision of the dynamically allocated pageflags patch.
    >
    > The patch is useful for kernel space applications that sometimes need to flag
    > pages for some purpose, but don't otherwise need the retain the state. A prime
    > example is suspend-to-disk, which needs to flag pages as unsaveable, allocated
    > by suspend-to-disk and the like while it is working, but doesn't need to
    > retain any of this state between cycles.

    It looks like total overkill for a simple problem to me. And is there really
    any other user of this other than swsusp?

    -Andi

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