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Date:   Sun, 12 Nov 2017 09:40:23 +0800
From:   Miles Chen <miles.chen@...iatek.com>
To:     Christopher Lameter <cl@...ux.com>
CC:     Pekka Enberg <penberg@...nel.org>,
        David Rientjes <rientjes@...gle.com>,
        Joonsoo Kim <iamjoonsoo.kim@....com>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, <linux-mm@...ck.org>,
        <wsd_upstream@...iatek.com>, <linux-mediatek@...ts.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] slub: Fix sysfs duplicate filename creation when
 slub_debug=O

On Fri, 2017-11-10 at 10:02 -0600, Christopher Lameter wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Nov 2017, Miles Chen wrote:
> 
> > By checking disable_higher_order_debug & (slub_debug &
> > SLAB_NEVER_MERGE), we can detect if a cache is unmergeable but become
> > mergeable because the disable_higher_order_debug=1 logic. Those kind of
> > caches should be keep unmergeable.
> 
> Acked-by: Christoph Lameter <cl@...ux.com>
> 

Thanks for the ack, I already sent a v2 patch to fix a build warning in
this patch.(fix a build error: use instead DEBUG_METADATA_FLAGS of
SLAB_NEVER_MERGE)

diff --git a/mm/slub.c b/mm/slub.c
index 1efbb812..8e1c027 100644
--- a/mm/slub.c
+++ b/mm/slub.c
@@ -5704,6 +5704,10 @@ static int sysfs_slab_add(struct kmem_cache *s)
                return 0;
        }

+       if (!unmergeable && disable_higher_order_debug &&
+                       (slub_debug & DEBUG_METADATA_FLAGS))
+               unmergeable = 1;
+
        if (unmergeable) {
                /*
                 * Slabcache can never be merged so we can use the name
proper.


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