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    SubjectRe: [patch 2/2] cpusets: add interleave_over_allowed option
    On Fri, 26 Oct 2007, Lee Schermerhorn wrote:

    > For some systems [not mine], the nodemasks can get quite large. I have
    > a patch, that I've tested atop Mel Gorman's "onezonelist" patches that
    > replaces the nodemasks embedded in struct mempolicy with pointers to
    > dynamically allocated ones. However, it's probably not much of a win,
    > memorywise, if most of the uses are for interleave and bind
    > policies--both of which would always need the nodemasks in addition to
    > the pointers.
    > Now, if we could replace the 'cpuset_mems_allowed' nodemask with a
    > pointer to something stable, it might be a win.

    The memory policies are already shared and have refcounters for that
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