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SubjectRe: Linux-2.5.17

On Tue, 21 May 2002, Roman Zippel wrote:
> On Mon, 20 May 2002, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > And yet more TLB shootdown stuff.
> I'm a bit puzzled, how you want to do proper rss accounting, you put now a
> "tlb->freed++;" into zap_pte_range(). mmu_gather_t is supposed to be an
> opaque type and this access violates this.

I don't think there is any validity any more in the "opaque type" comment,
and I'd rather expose the fact that it _has_ to have the rss computations
inside of it than have more made-up interfaces to hide it.

The fact is, the rss cannot be computed anywhere else any more, so why
play games about it?


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