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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] mm: make it clear that gfp reclaim modifiers are valid only for sleepable allocations
On Fri, 3 Apr 2020, Michal Hocko wrote:

> From: Michal Hocko <>
> While it might be really clear to MM developers that gfp reclaim
> modifiers are applicable only to sleepable allocations (those with
> __GFP_DIRECT_RECLAIM) it seems that actual users of the API are not
> always sure. Make it explicit that they are not applicable for
> GFP_NOWAIT or GFP_ATOMIC allocations which are the most commonly used
> non-sleepable allocation masks.
> Acked-by: Paul E. McKenney <>
> Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <>

Acked-by: David Rientjes <>

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