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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/4] filemap: kill page_cache_read usage in filemap_fault
On Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 02:58:10PM -0500, Josef Bacik wrote:
> If we do not have a page at filemap_fault time we'll do this weird
> forced page_cache_read thing to populate the page, and then drop it
> again and loop around and find it. This makes for 2 ways we can read a
> page in filemap_fault, and it's not really needed. Instead add a
> FGP_FOR_MMAP flag so that pagecache_get_page() will return a unlocked
> page that's in pagecache. Then use the normal page locking and readpage
> logic already in filemap_fault. This simplifies the no page in page
> cache case significantly.
> Signed-off-by: Josef Bacik <>

That's a great simplification. Looks correct to me.

Acked-by: Johannes Weiner <>

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