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Date:	Thu, 3 Sep 2009 17:05:30 +0300
From:	Pekka Enberg <>
To:	Christoph Lameter <>
Cc:	Eric Dumazet <>,
	Zdenek Kabelac <>,
	Patrick McHardy <>, Robin Holt <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>,
	Linux Netdev List <>,
	Netfilter Developers <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] slub: fix slab_pad_check() and SLAB_DESTROY_BY_RCU

Hi Christoph,

On Thu, 3 Sep 2009, Pekka Enberg wrote:
>> Oh, sure, the fix looks sane to me. It's just that I am a complete
>> coward when it comes to merging RCU related patches so I always try to
>> fish an Acked-by from Paul or Christoph ;).

On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 8:50 PM, Christoph
Lameter<> wrote:
> I am fine with acking the poison piece.


On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 8:50 PM, Christoph
Lameter<> wrote:
> I did not ack the patch that added rcu to kmem_cache_destroy() and I
> likely wont ack that piece either.

Right. I didn't remember that I merged that over your NAK but I don't
share your view that kmem_cache_destroy() callers should do
rcu_barrier() or whatever is necessary if we can do it from
kmem_cache_destroy(). So I am happy to take both changes but I would
appreciate them being split into two separate patches.

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