Re: [patch 1/5] mm: add nofail variants of kmalloc kcalloc and kzalloc

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On Wed, 25 Aug 2010, David Rientjes wrote:

> Because we can remove the flag, remove branches from the page allocator
> slowpath, and none of these allocations actually are dependent on
> __GFP_NOFAIL since they are all under PAGE_ALLOC_COSTLY_ORDER.

Then we can simply remove __GFP_NOFAIL? Functions are only needed for
higher order allocs that can fail?

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