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From: Pedro Ortega <>
Subject: Linked list of VM areas
Date: Sat, 2 Nov 2019 15:35:00 +0100
Message-ID: <20191102143500.GA32489@ubuntu> (raw)

Hi everybody.

The linux kernel has its own implementation of linked lists using list_head
struct. So, why the vm_area_struct struct (defined in /include/linux/mm_types.h)
use specific pointers for the same purpose (members vm_next and vm_prev)?

Best regards.
Thanks in advance.

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