Re: [PATCH -v2 5/6] memcg, kmem: clean up memcg parameter handling

From: Johannes Weiner
Date: Tue Feb 04 2014 - 11:32:23 EST

On Tue, Feb 04, 2014 at 02:28:59PM +0100, Michal Hocko wrote:
> memcg_kmem_newpage_charge doesn't always set the given memcg parameter.

lol, I really don't get your patch order...

> Some early escape paths skip setting *memcg while
> __memcg_kmem_newpage_charge down the call chain sets *memcg even if no
> memcg is charged due to other escape paths.
> The current code is correct because the memcg is initialized to NULL
> at the highest level in __alloc_pages_nodemask but this all is very
> confusing and error prone. Let's make the semantic clear and move the
> memcg parameter initialization to the highest level of kmem accounting
> (memcg_kmem_newpage_charge).
> Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@xxxxxxx>

Patch looks good, though.

Acked-by: Johannes Weiner <hannes@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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