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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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