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From: Paul Jackson <pj@sgi.com>
To: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org, clameter@sgi.com,
	Lee.Schermerhorn@hp.com, ak@suse.de,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [patch -mm 2/2] mempolicy: use default_policy mode instead of MPOL_DEFAULT
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2008 19:35:43 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080307193543.6a55ff8d.pj@sgi.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.DEB.1.00.0803071730340.6241@chino.kir.corp.google.com>

David wrote:
> I chose this because checks in mpol_new() to return NULL if the mode is 
> MPOL_DEFAULT is purely based on the fact that, as the default system 
> policy, policy task or VMA pointers are set to &default_policy.

You're just as fast!

Reasonable answer - thanks.

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  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-08  1:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-08  1:24 [patch -mm 1/2] mempolicy: disallow static or relative flags for local preferred mode David Rientjes
2008-03-08  1:24 ` [patch -mm 2/2] mempolicy: use default_policy mode instead of MPOL_DEFAULT David Rientjes
2008-03-08  1:28   ` Paul Jackson
2008-03-08  1:33     ` David Rientjes
2008-03-08  1:35       ` Paul Jackson [this message]
2008-03-08  1:59         ` Christoph Lameter
2008-03-08  2:14           ` David Rientjes
2008-03-08 19:13       ` Lee Schermerhorn
2008-03-08 22:20         ` David Rientjes
2008-03-08 23:19           ` Andi Kleen
2008-03-10 13:48             ` Lee Schermerhorn
2008-03-10 19:09 ` [patch -mm 1/2] mempolicy: disallow static or relative flags for local preferred mode Andrew Morton

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