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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/10] make "order" unsigned int
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On Fri, 2019-07-26 at 02:42 +0800, Pengfei Li wrote:
> Objective
> ----
> The motivation for this series of patches is use unsigned int for
> "order" in compaction.c, just like in other memory subsystems.

I suppose you will need more justification for this change. Right now, I don't
see much real benefit apart from possibly introducing more regressions in those
tricky areas of the code. Also, your testing seems quite lightweight.

>
> In addition, did some cleanup about "order" in page_alloc
> and vmscan.
>
>
> Description
> ----
> Directly modifying the type of "order" to unsigned int is ok in most
> places, because "order" is always non-negative.
>
> But there are two places that are special, one is next_search_order()
> and the other is compact_node().
>
> For next_search_order(), order may be negative. It can be avoided by
> some modifications.
>
> For compact_node(), order = -1 means performing manual compaction.
> It can be avoided by specifying order = MAX_ORDER.
>
> Key changes in [PATCH 05/10] mm/compaction: make "order" and
> "search_order" unsigned.
>
> More information can be obtained from commit messages.
>
>
> Test
> ----
> I have done some stress testing locally and have not found any problems.
>
> In addition, local tests indicate no performance impact.
>
>
> Pengfei Li (10):
>   mm/page_alloc: use unsigned int for "order" in should_compact_retry()
>   mm/page_alloc: use unsigned int for "order" in __rmqueue_fallback()
>   mm/page_alloc: use unsigned int for "order" in should_compact_retry()
>   mm/page_alloc: remove never used "order" in alloc_contig_range()
>   mm/compaction: make "order" and "search_order" unsigned int in struct
>     compact_control
>   mm/compaction: make "order" unsigned int in compaction.c
>   trace/events/compaction: make "order" unsigned int
>   mm/compaction: use unsigned int for "compact_order_failed" in struct
>     zone
>   mm/compaction: use unsigned int for "kcompactd_max_order" in struct
>     pglist_data
>   mm/vmscan: use unsigned int for "kswapd_order" in struct pglist_data
>
>  include/linux/compaction.h        |  30 +++----
>  include/linux/mmzone.h            |   8 +-
>  include/trace/events/compaction.h |  40 +++++-----
>  include/trace/events/kmem.h       |   6 +-
>  include/trace/events/oom.h        |   6 +-
>  include/trace/events/vmscan.h     |   4 +-
>  mm/compaction.c                   | 127 +++++++++++++++---------------
>  mm/internal.h                     |   6 +-
>  mm/page_alloc.c                   |  16 ++--
>  mm/vmscan.c                       |   6 +-
>  10 files changed, 126 insertions(+), 123 deletions(-)
>

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