Re: [PATCH for-v3.7 2/2] slub: optimize kmalloc* inlining forGFP_DMA

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Mon Oct 22 2012 - 10:31:35 EST

On Sun, 21 Oct 2012, Joonsoo Kim wrote:

> kmalloc() and kmalloc_node() of the SLUB isn't inlined when @flags = __GFP_DMA.
> This patch optimize this case,
> so when @flags = __GFP_DMA, it will be inlined into generic code.

__GFP_DMA is a rarely used flag for kmalloc allocators and so far it was
not considered that it is worth to directly support it in the inlining

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