archive mirror
 help / color / mirror / Atom feed
From: Linus Torvalds <>
To: Eric Dumazet <>
Cc: Eric Dumazet <>,
	LKML <>
Subject: Re: dozens of sysbot reports
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2021 16:11:18 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Fri, Sep 3, 2021 at 4:08 PM Linus Torvalds
<> wrote:
> It had just added __GFP_NOWARN to hide the fact that it did crazy
> allocations and just wanted the craziest ones to fail silently.

.. and yes, we can make __GFP_NOWARN limit that WARN_ON_ONCE() too,
but the whole point of this really was to actually find people who
simply didn't check their arguments. So I'd rather add a few sanity
checks, than say "__GFP_NOWARN silences the sanity check too".


  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-03 23:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-03 20:44 dozens of sysbot reports Eric Dumazet
2021-09-03 22:20 ` Linus Torvalds
2021-09-03 23:00   ` Eric Dumazet
2021-09-03 23:08     ` Linus Torvalds
2021-09-03 23:11       ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2021-09-07 10:18   ` David Laight

Reply instructions:

You may reply publicly to this message via plain-text email
using any one of the following methods:

* Save the following mbox file, import it into your mail client,
  and reply-to-all from there: mbox

  Avoid top-posting and favor interleaved quoting:

* Reply using the --to, --cc, and --in-reply-to
  switches of git-send-email(1):

  git send-email \
    --in-reply-to='' \ \ \ \ \

* If your mail client supports setting the In-Reply-To header
  via mailto: links, try the mailto: link
Be sure your reply has a Subject: header at the top and a blank line before the message body.
This is a public inbox, see mirroring instructions
for how to clone and mirror all data and code used for this inbox;
as well as URLs for NNTP newsgroup(s).