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SubjectRe: [PATCH 08/10] vmscan: Setup pagevec as late as possible in shrink_inactive_list()
On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 06:21:41PM +0100, Mel Gorman wrote:
> shrink_inactive_list() sets up a pagevec to release unfreeable pages. It
> uses significant amounts of stack doing this. This patch splits
> shrink_inactive_list() to take the stack usage out of the main path so
> that callers to writepage() do not contain an unused pagevec on the
> stack.
> Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <>

Reviewed-by: Johannes Weiner <>

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