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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] vmscan: merge duplicate code in shrink_active_list()
    Wu Fengguang wrote:
    > The "move pages to active list" and "move pages to inactive list"
    > code blocks are mostly identical and can be served by a function.
    > Thanks to Andrew Morton for pointing this out.
    > Note that buffer_heads_over_limit check will also be carried out
    > for re-activated pages, which is slightly different from pre-2.6.28
    > kernels. Also, Rik's "vmscan: evict use-once pages first" patch
    > could totally stop scans of active list when memory pressure is low.
    > So the net effect could be, the number of buffer heads is now more
    > likely to grow large.
    > CC: Rik van Riel <>
    > Signed-off-by: Wu Fengguang <>

    Reviewed-by: Rik van Riel <>

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