Patchwork [1/4] Add missing page rounding of a page_entry

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Submitter Andi Kleen
Date Oct. 22, 2011, 5:54 a.m.
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Andi Kleen - Oct. 22, 2011, 5:54 a.m.
From: Andi Kleen <>

This one place in ggc forgot to round page_entry->bytes to the
next page boundary, which lead to all the heuristics in freeing to
check for continuous memory failing. Round here too, like all other
allocators already do. The memory consumed should be the same
for MMAP because the kernel would round anyways. It may slightly
increase memory usage when malloc groups are used.

This will also increase the hitrate on the free page list


2011-10-18  Andi Kleen  <>

	* ggc-page.c (alloc_pages): Always round up entry_size.
 gcc/ggc-page.c |    1 +
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)


diff --git a/gcc/ggc-page.c b/gcc/ggc-page.c
index 2da99db..ba88e3f 100644
--- a/gcc/ggc-page.c
+++ b/gcc/ggc-page.c
@@ -736,6 +736,7 @@  alloc_page (unsigned order)
   entry_size = num_objects * OBJECT_SIZE (order);
   if (entry_size < G.pagesize)
     entry_size = G.pagesize;
+  entry_size = ROUND_UP (entry_size, G.pagesize);
   entry = NULL;
   page = NULL;