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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/5] mm/page_alloc: Optimize free_area_init_core
On Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 10:35:19AM +0200, Michal Hocko wrote:
> No, I do not think this is much better. Why do we need to separate those
> functions out? I think you are too focused on the current function
> without a broader context. Think about it. We have two code paths.
> Early initialization and the hotplug. The two are subtly different in
> some aspects. Maybe reusing free_area_init_core is the wrong thing and
> we should have a dedicated subset of this function. This would make the
> code more clear probably. You wouldn't have to think which part of
> free_area_init_core is special and what has to be done if this function
> was to be used in a different context. See my point?

Yes, I see your point now.
I will think about it with a wider approach.

Oscar Salvador

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