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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/1] arm/arm64: add support for folded p4d page tables
On Wed, Jan 22, 2020 at 06:50:17PM +0000, Will Deacon wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 01:13:22PM +0200, Mike Rapoport wrote:
> > From: Mike Rapoport <rppt@linux.ibm.com>
> >
> > This is a part of clean up of the page table manipulation code that aims to
> > remove asm-generic/5level-fixup.h and asm-generic/pgtable-nop4d-hack.h
> >
> > There is a single patch for both arm and arm64 because doing the conversion
> > separately would mean breaking the shared mmu bits in virt/kvm/arm.
>
> Unfortunately, that's going to be really hard to merge, as the two
> architectures are maintained in different trees and the breadth of this
> patch series is likely to lead to conflicts in both.

I anyway realized that sending these changes arch-by-arch was not so bright
idea, so my intention is to make "v2" include all the changes required to
drop asm-generic/5level-fixup.h and merge it via the -mm tree.

> Will

--
Sincerely yours,
Mike.

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