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SubjectRe: [patch -mm 1/2] mempolicy: disallow static or relative flags for local preferred mode
On Fri, 7 Mar 2008 17:24:15 -0800 (PST)
David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com> wrote:

> MPOL_F_STATIC_NODES and MPOL_F_RELATIVE_NODES don't mean anything for
> MPOL_PREFERRED policies that were created with an empty nodemask (for
> purely local allocations). They'll never be invalidated because the
> allowed mems of a task changes or need to be rebound relative to a
> cpuset's placement.
>
> Also fixes a bug identified by Lee Schermerhorn that disallowed empty
> nodemasks to be passed to MPOL_PREFERRED to specify local allocations.

I get a significant-looking reject from this. Can you please redo and
resend?


I put my current rollup (against -rc5) at
http://userweb.kernel.org/~akpm/dr.gz and the broken-out tree is, as always
at http://userweb.kernel.org/~akpm/mmotm/

It would be better for you to get set up for using mmotm - it is my usual
way of publishing the -mm queue between releases.


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