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Date:	Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:09:27 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>
To:	Nick Krause <xerofoify@...il.com>
cc:	Steve Wise <swise@...ngridcomputing.com>, swise@...lsio.com,
	roland@...nel.org, sean.hefty@...el.com, hal.rosenstock@...il.com,
	linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] infiniband: Fixes memory leak in send_flowc

On Mon, 16 Jun 2014, Nick Krause wrote:

> If that is the case ,David I would mark bug id 44631 as closed due to no
> need for my if statement.

You don't want to depend on the implementation of the page allocator to 
never return NULL for orders < PAGE_ALLOC_COSTLY_ORDER with GFP_KERNEL, it 
could possibly change in the future and we wouldn't catch your dependency 
in send_flowc().  The size object size of the skbuff_head_cache slab cache 
could also change.  You don't need the suggested pr_warn(), though, since 
the page allocation failure warning would also be noisy enough.
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