Re: [patch 03/18] fork: Move thread info gfp flags to header
From: Paul E. McKenney
Date: Tue May 08 2012 - 13:52:51 EST
On Mon, May 07, 2012 at 01:53:21PM -0700, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> On Mon, May 07, 2012 at 09:14:04PM +0200, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > On Sun, 6 May 2012, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> > > On Sat, May 05, 2012 at 03:05:41PM -0000, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> > > > These flags can be useful for extra allocations outside of the core
> > > > code.
> > > >
> > > > Add __GFP_NOTRACE to them, so the archs which have kmemcheck do
> > > > not have to provide extra allocators just for that reason.
> > >
> > > This breaks powerpc builds due to __GFP_NOTRACE not being defined.
> > > I restarted the test after removing the __GFP_NOTRACE as a testing-only
> > > hack, and will let you know how it goes. Also looking into why this
> > > builds on 32-bit x86 but not on powerpc.
> > Hrmpf. Seems the idiot I am fatfingered __GFP_NOTRACK to __GFP_NOTRACE
> > and then only tested with the DEBUG stuff disabled......
> That sounds like something I would do... ;-)
> I will rerun with __GFP_NOTRACK.
Which passes moderate rcutorture testing on Power.
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