Re: [PATCH] kfree_rcu() should use the new kfree_bulk() interface for freeing rcu structures

From: Rao Shoaib
Date: Tue Dec 19 2017 - 15:02:20 EST

On 12/19/2017 11:33 AM, Christopher Lameter wrote:
On Tue, 19 Dec 2017, rao.shoaib@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:

This patch updates kfree_rcu to use new bulk memory free functions as they
are more efficient. It also moves kfree_call_rcu() out of rcu related code to
It would be great to have separate patches so that we can review it

1. Move the code into slab_common.c
2. The actual code changes to the kfree rcu mechanism
3. The whitespace changes

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I can certainly break down the patch and submit smaller patches as you have suggested.

BTW -- This is my first ever patch to Linux, so I am still learning the etiquette.