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Date:   Thu, 16 May 2019 15:53:04 -0700
From:   Linus Torvalds <>
To:     Qian Cai <>
Cc:     Andrew Morton <>, tcharding <>,
        Christoph Lameter <>,
        Vlastimil Babka <>,,
        David Rientjes <>,,
        Al Viro <>,
        Linux-MM <>,
        Linux List Kernel Mailing <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] slab: remove /proc/slab_allocators

On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 12:58 PM Qian Cai <> wrote:
> Also, since it seems no one had noticed when it was totally broken
> more than 2-year ago - see the commit fcf88917dd43 ("slab: fix a crash
> by reading /proc/slab_allocators"), probably nobody cares about it
> anymore due to the decline of the SLAB. Just remove it entirely.

With a diff summary like this:

 3 files changed, 1 insertion(+), 232 deletions(-)

I can not resist this patch, and have applied it. Thanks,


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