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Date:   Wed, 30 Dec 2020 21:41:30 +0800
From:   Muchun Song <>
To:     Matthew Wilcox <>
Cc:     Hui Su <>, Andrew Morton <>,, linux-kernel <>,
        Michal Hocko <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm/page_alloc: remove the static for local variable node_order

On Wed, Dec 30, 2020 at 8:45 PM Matthew Wilcox <> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 30, 2020 at 07:40:14PM +0800, Hui Su wrote:
> > local variable node_order do not need the static here.
> It bloody well does.  It can be up to 2^10 entries on x86 (and larger
> on others) That's 4kB which you've now moved onto the stack.

This is not the first time I have seen similar changes. So what
do you think about adding a comment here to avoid another one
do this in the feature?

> Please, learn more about what you're doing.  I suggest sending patches
> to drivers/staging; that will help you learn how to submit patches to
> linux.

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