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From: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
To: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org, Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>,
	Oscar Salvador <osalvador@suse.de>,
	David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>,
	linux-mm@kvack.org, linux-nvdimm@lists.01.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mm/sparsemem: Cleanup 'section number' data types
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:58:06 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190621145805.GN32656@bombadil.infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <156107543656.1329419.11505835211949439815.stgit@dwillia2-desk3.amr.corp.intel.com>

On Thu, Jun 20, 2019 at 05:06:46PM -0700, Dan Williams wrote:
> David points out that there is a mixture of 'int' and 'unsigned long'
> usage for section number data types. Update the memory hotplug path to
> use 'unsigned long' consistently for section numbers.

... because we're seriously considering the possibility that we'll need
more than 4 billion sections?

  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-06-21 14:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-06-21  0:06 Dan Williams
2019-06-21  7:23 ` David Hildenbrand
2019-06-21 14:58 ` Matthew Wilcox [this message]
2019-06-21 15:04   ` David Hildenbrand

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