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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: "Shi, Yang" <yang.shi@linaro.org>
Cc: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>,
	iamjoonsoo.kim@lge.com, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, linaro-kernel@lists.linaro.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm: check the return value of lookup_page_ext for all call sites
Date: Fri, 27 May 2016 13:30:00 -0700
Message-ID: <20160527133000.84a887b7ce8d2e6387145b4d@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <ab9cf30c-4979-07af-6732-e647078ef579@linaro.org>

On Fri, 27 May 2016 13:17:19 -0700 "Shi, Yang" <yang.shi@linaro.org> wrote:

> >> Actually, I think the #ifdef should be removed if lookup_page_ext() is
> >> possible to return NULL. It sounds not make sense returning NULL only
> >> when DEBUG_VM is enabled. It should return NULL no matter what debug
> >> config is selected. If Joonsoo agrees with me I'm going to come up with
> >> a patch to fix it.
> >>
> >
> > I've lost the plot here.  What is the status of this patch?
> >
> > Latest version:
> 
> Yes, this is the latest version. We are discussing about some future 
> optimization.
> 
> And, Minchan Kim pointed out a possible race condition which exists even 
> before this patch. I proposed a quick fix, as long as they are happy to 
> the fix, I will post it to the mailing list.

OK, thanks - I've moved it into the for-Linus-next-week queue.

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Thread overview: 22+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-05-23 17:16 Yang Shi
2016-05-24  2:58 ` Minchan Kim
2016-05-26  0:37   ` Minchan Kim
2016-05-26 23:15     ` Shi, Yang
2016-05-27  5:14       ` Minchan Kim
2016-05-27  6:08         ` Joonsoo Kim
2016-05-27  8:11           ` Minchan Kim
2016-05-27 18:16             ` Shi, Yang
2016-05-30  6:11               ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-01 20:40                 ` Shi, Yang
2016-06-02  5:00                   ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-02 23:15                     ` Shi, Yang
2016-05-30  5:39             ` Joonsoo Kim
2016-05-30  6:08               ` Minchan Kim
2016-06-01 20:52                 ` Shi, Yang
2016-05-27 20:02       ` Andrew Morton
2016-05-27 20:17         ` Shi, Yang
2016-05-27 20:30           ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2016-05-24 10:08 ` [PATCH] mm: fix build problems from lookup_page_ext Arnd Bergmann
2016-05-24 16:33   ` Shi, Yang
2016-05-25  7:12 ` [PATCH] mm: check the return value of lookup_page_ext for all call sites shakil
2016-05-30  6:17 ` Minchan Kim

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