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    SubjectRe: + page-owner-tracking.patch added to -mm tree
    Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > * Eduard - Gabriel Munteanu <> wrote:
    >> One thing I'm not sure about this patch is whether it manages to
    >> record an allocation only once, i.e. does it log a single event
    >> when/if the slab allocator requests pages? Some time ago I sent a
    >> patch adding GFP_NOTRACE to gfp.h, but was rejected. Maybe this
    >> could be a way out of the mess.
    >> (GFP_NOTRACE would also allow us to log "backend" allocations
    >> easily and treat them separately, for the record, or simply filter
    >> them out.)
    > makes a lot of sense IMO to annotate these via a GFP flag.

    Yup, make sense. I think I rejected the patch (did I?) because I wanted
    to fix the slub/slab mess differently but here it makes perfect sense.


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