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SubjectRe: SLUB regression in current Linus
On Wed, 25 May 2011, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 7:47 AM, Christoph Lameter <cl@linux.com> wrote:
> >
> > So simply return the object. In the debug case we do not need all the other
> > processing that unlock_out: does.
>
> So that patch looks like it should explain things.
>
> But exactly why don't we need the ->tid update and the ALLOC_SLOWPATH
> stats? Both of them would seem to be equally valid for the debug case.

We always fall back to the slow path in the debug case. So the tid update
is useless.

ALLOC_SLOWPATH would just be incremented for all allocations. Also a
pretty useless thing.



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