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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
To: "Aneesh Kumar K.V" <aneesh.kumar@linux.ibm.com>
Cc: Nick Piggin <npiggin@gmail.com>, Linux-MM <linux-mm@kvack.org>,
	Kalesh Singh <kaleshsingh@google.com>,
	Joel Fernandes <joel@joelfernandes.org>,
	"Kirill A . Shutemov" <kirill@shutemov.name>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	linuxppc-dev <linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/6] mm/mremap: Use pmd/pud_poplulate to update page table entries
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 11:16:12 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAHk-=wi+J+iodze9FtjM3Zi4j4OeS+qqbKxME9QN4roxPEXH9Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210610083549.386085-6-aneesh.kumar@linux.ibm.com>

On Thu, Jun 10, 2021 at 1:36 AM Aneesh Kumar K.V
<aneesh.kumar@linux.ibm.com> wrote:
>
> @@ -306,8 +306,7 @@ static bool move_normal_pud(struct vm_area_struct *vma, unsigned long old_addr,
>
>         VM_BUG_ON(!pud_none(*new_pud));
>
> -       /* Set the new pud */
> -       set_pud_at(mm, new_addr, new_pud, pud);
> +       pud_populate(mm, new_pud, (pmd_t *)pud_page_vaddr(pud));
>         flush_tlb_range(vma, old_addr, old_addr + PUD_SIZE);
>         if (new_ptl != old_ptl)
>                 spin_unlock(new_ptl);

That "(pmd_t *)pud_page_vaddr(pud)" looks a bit odd and doesn't match
the pattern.

Should we perhaps have a wrapper for it? Maybe called "pud_pgtable()",
the same way we have pmd_pgtable()?

And that wrapper would be good to have a comment or two about what it
actually is. The same way that pmd_pgtable() should but doesn't ;(

            Linus

  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-10 18:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-10  8:35 [PATCH 0/6] mremap fixes Aneesh Kumar K.V
2021-06-10  8:35 ` [PATCH 1/6] selftest/mremap_test: Update the test to handle pagesize other than 4K Aneesh Kumar K.V
2021-06-10  8:35 ` [PATCH 2/6] selftest/mremap_test: Avoid crash with static build Aneesh Kumar K.V
2021-06-10  8:35 ` [PATCH 3/6] mm/mremap: Convert huge PUD move to separate helper Aneesh Kumar K.V
2021-06-10 22:03   ` Hugh Dickins
2021-06-10  8:35 ` [PATCH 4/6] mm/mremap: Don't enable optimized PUD move if page table levels is 2 Aneesh Kumar K.V
2021-06-10  8:35 ` [PATCH 5/6] mm/mremap: Use pmd/pud_poplulate to update page table entries Aneesh Kumar K.V
2021-06-10 18:16   ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2021-06-13  9:06     ` Aneesh Kumar K.V
2021-06-13 10:50       ` Matthew Wilcox
2021-06-13 11:13         ` Aneesh Kumar K.V
2021-06-14  5:27           ` Christophe Leroy
2021-06-13 18:53       ` Linus Torvalds
2021-06-10  8:35 ` [PATCH 6/6] mm/mremap: hold the rmap lock in write mode when moving " Aneesh Kumar K.V
2021-06-11  8:11   ` Jann Horn

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