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Date:   Wed, 29 Nov 2023 17:49:49 -0800
From:   Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>
To:     Ian Rogers <irogers@...gle.com>
Cc:     Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
        Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...nel.org>,
        Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
        Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>,
        Jiri Olsa <jolsa@...nel.org>,
        Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@...el.com>,
        Nick Terrell <terrelln@...com>,
        Kan Liang <kan.liang@...ux.intel.com>,
        Andi Kleen <ak@...ux.intel.com>,
        Kajol Jain <kjain@...ux.ibm.com>,
        Athira Rajeev <atrajeev@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>,
        Huacai Chen <chenhuacai@...nel.org>,
        Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@...nel.org>,
        Vincent Whitchurch <vincent.whitchurch@...s.com>,
        "Steinar H. Gunderson" <sesse@...gle.com>,
        Liam Howlett <liam.howlett@...cle.com>,
        Miguel Ojeda <ojeda@...nel.org>,
        Colin Ian King <colin.i.king@...il.com>,
        Dmitrii Dolgov <9erthalion6@...il.com>,
        Yang Jihong <yangjihong1@...wei.com>,
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        Sean Christopherson <seanjc@...gle.com>,
        Leo Yan <leo.yan@...aro.org>,
        Ravi Bangoria <ravi.bangoria@....com>,
        German Gomez <german.gomez@....com>,
        Changbin Du <changbin.du@...wei.com>,
        Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>, Li Dong <lidong@...o.com>,
        Sandipan Das <sandipan.das@....com>,
        liuwenyu <liuwenyu7@...wei.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-perf-users@...r.kernel.org,
        Guilherme Amadio <amadio@...too.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 06/50] tools lib api: Add io_dir an allocation free
 readdir alternative

On Mon, Nov 27, 2023 at 2:09 PM Ian Rogers <irogers@...gle.com> wrote:
>
> glibc's opendir allocates a minimum of 32kb, when called recursively
> for a directory tree the memory consumption can add up - nearly 300kb
> during perf start-up when processing modules. Add a stack allocated
> variant of readdir sized a little more than 1kb.
>
> Signed-off-by: Ian Rogers <irogers@...gle.com>

Acked-by: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>

Thanks,
Namhyung

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