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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 4/4] mm: convert page kmemcg type to a page memcg flag
On Thu, Oct 01, 2020 at 01:27:13PM -0400, Johannes Weiner <> wrote:
> The activation code is the only path where page migration is not
> excluded. Because unlike with page state statistics, we don't really
> mind a race when counting an activation event.
Thanks for the explanation. I see why the accessor trio is justified.

> I do think there is a bug, though: mem_cgroup_move_account() should
> use WRITE_ONCE() on page->mem_cgroup.
If this were a bug, wouldn't be the proper approach
rcu_assign_pointer()/rcu_dereference() pair?

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