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Date:   Thu, 13 Aug 2020 16:47:30 +0000 (UTC)
From:   Christopher Lameter <>
To:     Abel Wu <>
cc:     Pekka Enberg <>,
        David Rientjes <>,
        Joonsoo Kim <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,,,
        "open list:SLAB ALLOCATOR" <>,
        open list <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm/slub: branch optimization in free slowpath

On Thu, 13 Aug 2020, wrote:

> The two conditions are mutually exclusive and gcc compiler will
> optimise this into if-else-like pattern. Given that the majority
> of free_slowpath is free_frozen, let's provide some hint to the
> compilers.

Acked-by: Christoph Lameter <>

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