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SubjectRe: [PATCH] kfree_rcu() should use the new kfree_bulk() interface for freeing rcu structures
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On 12/19/2017 11:33 AM, Christopher Lameter wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Dec 2017, rao.shoaib@oracle.com wrote:
>
>> This patch updates kfree_rcu to use new bulk memory free functions as they
>> are more efficient. It also moves kfree_call_rcu() out of rcu related code to
>> mm/slab_common.c
> It would be great to have separate patches so that we can review it
> properly:
>
> 1. Move the code into slab_common.c
> 2. The actual code changes to the kfree rcu mechanism
> 3. The whitespace changes
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I can certainly break down the patch and submit smaller patches as you
have suggested.

BTW -- This is my first ever patch to Linux, so I am still learning the
etiquette.

Shoaib

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