Commit 478352e7 authored by David Rientjes's avatar David Rientjes Committed by Linus Torvalds
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mm: add comment about deprecation of __GFP_NOFAIL

__GFP_NOFAIL was deprecated in dab48dab

, so add a comment that no new
users should be added.
Reviewed-by: default avatarKAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDavid Rientjes <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent 64574746
......@@ -30,7 +30,8 @@ struct vm_area_struct;
* _might_ fail. This depends upon the particular VM implementation.
* __GFP_NOFAIL: The VM implementation _must_ retry infinitely: the caller
* cannot handle allocation failures.
* cannot handle allocation failures. This modifier is deprecated and no new
* users should be added.
* __GFP_NORETRY: The VM implementation must not retry indefinitely.
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