Re: [PATCH v3 0/3] cgroup: add xattr support

From: Tejun Heo
Date: Fri Jul 20 2012 - 14:05:00 EST

Hello, Hugh, Aristeu.

On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 01:59:59PM -0400, Aristeu Rozanski wrote:
> hm, not sure that's what Tejun meant. tmpfs uses anonymous memory for the file
> contents, so reuse that infrastructure to allocate space for the extended
> attributes the same way, instead of using kmem.
> First thing I can think of is to use whole pages for it to prevent further
> complexity. Shouldn't make much difference considering the usecases we have
> now (systemd and containers), right?

Yeah, that's what I meant. The internal fragmentation is ugly but I
think that should do for now at least.


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