Re: [PATCH] mm: Ignore VM_SOFTDIRTY on VMA merging, v2

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Thu Jan 23 2014 - 16:02:43 EST

On Thu, 23 Jan 2014 19:14:45 +0400 Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> VM_SOFTDIRTY bit affects vma merge routine: if two VMAs has all
> bits in vm_flags matched except dirty bit the kernel can't longer
> merge them and this forces the kernel to generate new VMAs instead.

Do you intend to alter the brk() and binprm code to set VM_SOFTDIRTY?
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