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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 2/5] Add new GFP flag __GFP_NOTRACE.
On Fri, 11 Jul 2008 09:41:20 -0500
Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org> wrote:

> Eduard - Gabriel Munteanu wrote:
>
> > This is used by kmemtrace to correctly classify different kinds of
> > allocations, without recording one event multiple times. Example:
> > SLAB's kmalloc() calls kmem_cache_alloc(), but we want to record
> > this only as a kmalloc.
>
> Well then I guess we need to put the recording logic into
> kmem_cache_alloc?

Okay, will do it another way. I thought there may be other legitimate
uses of something like __GFP_NOTRACE.


Eduard


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