Re: [RFC PATCH] Add proc interface to set PF_MEMALLOC flags

From: Bart Van Assche
Date: Wed Sep 11 2019 - 04:23:51 EST

On 9/9/19 5:28 PM, Mike Christie wrote:
> There are several storage drivers like dm-multipath, iscsi, and nbd that
> have userspace components that can run in the IO path. For example,
> iscsi and nbd's userspace deamons may need to recreate a socket and/or
> send IO on it, and dm-multipath's daemon multipathd may need to send IO
> to figure out the state of paths and re-set them up.
> [ ... ]

Should the linux-api mailing list be Cc-ed for a patch like this one?
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