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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm/hugetlb: remove unnecessary memory fetch in PageHeadHuge()
On Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 06:24:40PM +0100, Vlastimil Babka wrote:
> Commit f1e61557f023 ("mm: pack compound_dtor and compound_order into one word
> in struct page") changed compound_dtor from a pointer to an array index in
> order to pack it. To check if page has the hugeltbfs compound_dtor, we can
> just compare the index directly without fetching the function pointer.
> Said commit did that with PageHuge() and we can do the same with PageHeadHuge()
> to make the code a bit smaller and faster.
> Signed-off-by: Vlastimil Babka <>
> Cc: Mike Kravetz <>
> Cc: Kirill A. Shutemov <>

Acked-by: Kirill A. Shutemov <>

We use literaly the same check in the function next to this one --

Kirill A. Shutemov

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