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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 05/34] c6x: mm: Add p?d_large() definitions
On Mon, Mar 04, 2019 at 12:01:37PM +0000, Steven Price wrote:
> On 01/03/2019 21:48, Kirill A. Shutemov wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 05:05:39PM +0000, Steven Price wrote:
> >> walk_page_range() is going to be allowed to walk page tables other than
> >> those of user space. For this it needs to know when it has reached a
> >> 'leaf' entry in the page tables. This information is provided by the
> >> p?d_large() functions/macros.
> >>
> >> For c6x there's no MMU so there's never a large page, so just add stubs.
> >
> > Other option would be to provide the stubs via generic headers form !MMU.
> >
>
> I agree that could be done, but equally the definitions of
> p?d_present/p?d_none/p?d_bad etc could be provided by a generic header
> for !MMU but currently are not. It makes sense to keep the p?d_large
> definitions next to the others.
>
> I'd prefer to stick with a (relatively) small change here - it's already
> quite a long series! But this is certainly something that could be
> tidied up for !MMU archs.

Agreed.

--
Kirill A. Shutemov

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