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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 04/19] powerpc: mm: Add p?d_large() definitions
On 08/03/2019 08:37, Mike Rapoport wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 06, 2019 at 03:50:16PM +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 powerpc pmd_large() was already implemented, so hoist it out of the
>> CONFIG_TRANSPARENT_HUGEPAGE condition and implement the other levels.
>> Also since we now have a pmd_large always implemented we can drop the
>> pmd_is_leaf() function.
>> CC: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <>
>> CC: Paul Mackerras <>
>> CC: Michael Ellerman <>
>> CC:
>> CC:
>> Signed-off-by: Steven Price <>
>> ---
>> arch/powerpc/include/asm/book3s/64/pgtable.h | 30 ++++++++++++++------
> There is one more definition of pmd_large() in
> arch/powerpc/include/asm/pgtable.h

True. That is a #define so will work correctly (it will override the
generic version). Since it is only a dummy definition (always returns 0)
it could be removed, but that would need to be in a separate patch after
the asm-generic versions have been added to avoid breaking bisection.


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