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SubjectRe: [PATCH] move_pages.2: not return ENOENT if the page are already on the target nodes
On Tue 17-12-19 23:36:09, John Hubbard wrote:
[...]
> diff --git a/man2/move_pages.2 b/man2/move_pages.2
> index 2d96468fa..1bf1053f2 100644
> --- a/man2/move_pages.2
> +++ b/man2/move_pages.2
> @@ -191,12 +191,6 @@ was specified or an attempt was made to migrate pages of a kernel thread.
> .B ENODEV
> One of the target nodes is not online.
> .TP
> -.B ENOENT
> -No pages were found that require moving.
> -All pages are either already
> -on the target node, not present, had an invalid address or could not be
> -moved because they were mapped by multiple processes.
> -.TP
> .B EPERM
> The caller specified
> .B MPOL_MF_MOVE_ALL
>
> ...But I'm not sure if we should change the implementation, instead, so
> that it *can* return ENOENT. That's the main question to resolve before
> creating any more patches, I think.

I would start by dropping any note about ENOENT first. I am not really
sure there is a reasonable usecase for it but maybe somebody comes up
with something and only then we should consider it.

Feel free to add
Acked-by: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>

ideally with a kernel commit which removed the ENOENT.
--
Michal Hocko
SUSE Labs

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