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From: Mel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>
To: Michal Hocko <mhocko@kernel.org>
Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org, Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Johannes Weiner <hannes@cmpxchg.org>,
	Vlastimil Babka <vbabka@suse.cz>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-api@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/9] mm, page_alloc: rip out ZONELIST_ORDER_ZONE
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:56:16 +0100
Message-ID: <20170714125616.clbp4ezgtoon6cmk@suse.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170714113840.GI2618@dhcp22.suse.cz>

On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 01:38:40PM +0200, Michal Hocko wrote:
> On Fri 14-07-17 12:16:33, Mel Gorman wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 12:47:57PM +0200, Michal Hocko wrote:
> > > > That should to be "default" because the original code would have the proc
> > > > entry display "default" unless it was set at runtime. Pretty weird I
> > > > know but it's always possible someone is parsing the original default
> > > > and not handling it properly.
> > > 
> > > Ohh, right! That is indeed strange. Then I guess it would be probably
> > > better to simply return Node to make it clear what the default is. What
> > > do you think?
> > > 
> > 
> > That would work too. The casing still matches.
> 
> This folded in?
> ---
> From c7c36f011590680b254813be00ed791ddbc1bf1c Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
> Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:36:05 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH] fold me "mm, page_alloc: rip out ZONELIST_ORDER_ZONE"
> 
> - do not print Default in sysctl handler because our behavior was rather
> inconsistent in the past numa_zonelist_order was lowecase while
> zonelist_order_name was uppercase so boot time unchanged value woul
> print lowercase while updated value could be uppercase. Print "Node"
> which is the default instead - Mel
> 
> Signed-off-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
> ---
>  mm/page_alloc.c | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/mm/page_alloc.c b/mm/page_alloc.c
> index dd4c96edcec3..49bade7ff049 100644
> --- a/mm/page_alloc.c
> +++ b/mm/page_alloc.c
> @@ -4828,8 +4828,8 @@ int numa_zonelist_order_handler(struct ctl_table *table, int write,
>  	int ret;
>  
>  	if (!write) {
> -		int len = sizeof("Default");
> -		if (copy_to_user(buffer, "Default", len))
> +		int len = sizeof("Node");
> +		if (copy_to_user(buffer, "Node", len))
>  			return -EFAULT;

Ok for the name. But what's with using sizeof? The type is char * so it
just happens to work for Default, but not for Node. Also strongly suggest
you continue using proc_dostring because it catches all the corner-cases
that can occur.

-- 
Mel Gorman
SUSE Labs

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Thread overview: 55+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-07-14  7:59 [PATCH 0/9] cleanup zonelists initialization Michal Hocko
2017-07-14  7:59 ` [PATCH 1/9] mm, page_alloc: rip out ZONELIST_ORDER_ZONE Michal Hocko
2017-07-14  9:36   ` Mel Gorman
2017-07-14 10:47     ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-14 11:16       ` Mel Gorman
2017-07-14 11:38         ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-14 12:56           ` Mel Gorman [this message]
2017-07-14 13:01             ` Mel Gorman
2017-07-14 13:08             ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-19  9:33   ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-07-19 13:44     ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-14  7:59 ` [PATCH 2/9] mm, page_alloc: remove boot pageset initialization from memory hotplug Michal Hocko
2017-07-14  9:39   ` Mel Gorman
2017-07-19 13:15   ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-07-14  8:00 ` [PATCH 3/9] mm, page_alloc: do not set_cpu_numa_mem on empty nodes initialization Michal Hocko
2017-07-14  9:48   ` Mel Gorman
2017-07-14 10:50     ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-14 12:32       ` Mel Gorman
2017-07-14 12:39         ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-14 12:56           ` Mel Gorman
2017-07-19 13:19   ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-07-14  8:00 ` [PATCH 4/9] mm, memory_hotplug: drop zone from build_all_zonelists Michal Hocko
2017-07-19 13:33   ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-07-20  8:15     ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-14  8:00 ` [PATCH 5/9] mm, memory_hotplug: remove explicit build_all_zonelists from try_online_node Michal Hocko
2017-07-14 12:14   ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-20  6:13   ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-07-14  8:00 ` [PATCH 6/9] mm, page_alloc: simplify zonelist initialization Michal Hocko
2017-07-14  9:55   ` Mel Gorman
2017-07-14 10:51     ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-14 12:46   ` Mel Gorman
2017-07-14 13:02     ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-14 14:18       ` Mel Gorman
2017-07-17  6:06         ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-17  8:07           ` Mel Gorman
2017-07-17  8:19             ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-17  8:58               ` Mel Gorman
2017-07-17  9:15                 ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-20  6:55   ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-07-20  7:19     ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-14  8:00 ` [PATCH 7/9] mm, page_alloc: remove stop_machine from build_all_zonelists Michal Hocko
2017-07-14  9:59   ` Mel Gorman
2017-07-14 11:00     ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-14 12:47       ` Mel Gorman
2017-07-14 11:29   ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-07-14 11:43     ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-14 11:45       ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-20  6:16         ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-07-20  7:24   ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-07-20  9:21     ` Michal Hocko
2017-07-14  8:00 ` [PATCH 8/9] mm, memory_hotplug: get rid of zonelists_mutex Michal Hocko
2017-07-14  8:00 ` [PATCH 9/9] mm, sparse, page_ext: drop ugly N_HIGH_MEMORY branches for allocations Michal Hocko
2017-07-20  8:04   ` Vlastimil Babka
2017-07-21 14:39 [PATCH -v1 0/9] cleanup zonelists initialization Michal Hocko
2017-07-21 14:39 ` [PATCH 1/9] mm, page_alloc: rip out ZONELIST_ORDER_ZONE Michal Hocko
2017-07-21 14:45   ` Michal Hocko

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