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Date:	Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:56:56 -0500 (CDT)
From:	Christoph Lameter <cl@...two.org>
To:	Andrey Ryabinin <a.ryabinin@...sung.com>
cc:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>, ryabinin.a.a@...il.com,
	Pekka Enberg <penberg@...nel.org>,
	Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@....com>,
	David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>, linux-mm@...ck.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Konstantin Khlebnikov <koct9i@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm: slub: SLUB_DEBUG=n: use the same alloc/free hooks
 as for SLUB_DEBUG=y

On Thu, 19 Jun 2014, Andrey Ryabinin wrote:

> I see no reason why calls to other debugging subsystems (LOCKDEP,
> DEBUG_ATOMIC_SLEEP, KMEMCHECK and FAILSLAB) are hidden under SLUB_DEBUG.
> All this features should work regardless of SLUB_DEBUG config, as all of
> them already have own Kconfig options.

The reason for hiding this under SLUB_DEBUG was to have some way to
guarantee that no instrumentations is added if one does not want it.

SLUB_DEBUG is on by default and builds in a general
debugging framework that can be enabled at runtime in
production kernels.

If someone disabled SLUB_DEBUG then that has been done with the intend to
get a minimal configuration.


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