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SubjectRe: [PATCH] cpumask: alloc blank cpumask left over
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On Fri, 5 Jun 2009 06:31:31 am Yinghai Lu wrote:
> avoid suprise when MAXSMP is enabled
>
> Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <yinghai.lu@kernel.org>

I understand the temptation, but two questions arise:
1) Shouldn't we actually audit to see if any of these are currently problems,
and
2) Should the non-MAXSMP alloc_cpumask_var_node (currently a noop) zero the
mask if __GFP_ZERO is set?

Thanks,
Rusty.


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