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Date:   Wed, 16 Sep 2020 16:53:36 +0200
From:   Michal Hocko <mhocko@...e.com>
To:     Miaohe Lin <linmiaohe@...wei.com>
Cc:     hannes@...xchg.org, vdavydov.dev@...il.com,
        akpm@...ux-foundation.org, cgroups@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-mm@...ck.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm: memcontrol: correct the comment of
 mem_cgroup_unmark_under_oom()

On Wed 16-09-20 09:19:27, Miaohe Lin wrote:
> Since commit fb2a6fc56be6 ("mm: memcg: rework and document OOM waiting and
> wakeup"), we have renamed mem_cgroup_oom_lock to mem_cgroup_oom_trylock. So
> replace mem_cgroup_oom_lock with mem_cgroup_oom_trylock in comment.

While you are right I find the comment more confusing then helpful.
What does it try to tell us actually? Is it still valid? Shouldn't we
rather remove it or make it more clear?
> 
> Signed-off-by: Miaohe Lin <linmiaohe@...wei.com>
> ---
>  mm/memcontrol.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/mm/memcontrol.c b/mm/memcontrol.c
> index 3d26b4b954e2..702aa4d7ebbc 100644
> --- a/mm/memcontrol.c
> +++ b/mm/memcontrol.c
> @@ -1846,7 +1846,7 @@ static void mem_cgroup_unmark_under_oom(struct mem_cgroup *memcg)
>  
>  	/*
>  	 * When a new child is created while the hierarchy is under oom,
> -	 * mem_cgroup_oom_lock() may not be called. Watch for underflow.
> +	 * mem_cgroup_oom_trylock() may not be called. Watch for underflow.
>  	 */
>  	spin_lock(&memcg_oom_lock);
>  	for_each_mem_cgroup_tree(iter, memcg)
> -- 
> 2.19.1

-- 
Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs

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