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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 4/4] mm: madvise allow remove operation for hugetlbfs
On 04/16/2015 11:44 PM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 04:02:58PM -0700, Mike Kravetz wrote:
>> Now that we have hole punching support for hugetlbfs, we can
>> also support the MADV_REMOVE interface to it.
>
> Meh. Just use fallocate for any new code..
>

I don't have the complete context for your comment. Is there
a general consensus or effort underway to deprecate the use
of MADV_REMOVE?

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Mike Kravetz


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