On Wed, 21 Feb 2018, Andrew Morton wrote:
> What do others think?
I think the changes to the hotpaths of the slab allocators increasing
register pressure in some of the hotttest paths of the kernel are
Its better to do the allocation properly in the task context to which it
is finally charged. There may be other restrictions that emerge from other
fields in the task_struct that also may influence allocation and reclaim
behavior. It is cleanest to do this in the proper task context instead of
taking a piece (like the cgroup) out of context.