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SubjectRe: the new VM

On Mon, 25 Sep 2000, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:

> > i think the GFP_USER case should do the oom logic within __alloc_pages(),
>
> What's the difference of implementing the logic outside alloc_pages?
> Putting the logic inside looks not clean design to me.

it gives consistency and simplicity. The allocators themselves do not have
to care about oom.

Ingo

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