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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 07/12] mm/hugetlb: do not modify user provided gfp_mask
2020년 6월 9일 (화) 오후 10:54, Michal Hocko <>님이 작성:
> On Wed 27-05-20 15:44:58, Joonsoo Kim wrote:
> > From: Joonsoo Kim <>
> >
> > It's not good practice to modify user input. Instead of using it to
> > build correct gfp_mask for APIs, this patch introduces another gfp_mask
> > field, __gfp_mask, for internal usage.
> Ugh, this is really ugly. It is just hugetlb to add __GFP_THISNODE as a
> special case. This is an ugly hack but I do not think we want to work
> around it by yet another hack. Moreover it seems that the __GFP_THISNODE
> might be not needed anymore as pointed out in a reply to earlier patch.

If you mean __GFP_THISNODE handling is ugly, as you pointed out,
__GFP_THISNODE handling would be removed in the next version.

If you mean introducing __gfp_mask is ugly, I will try to use a local variable
to keep modified gfp_mask rather than introducing a field in alloc_control.


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